We have gathered a list of all the patent and trademark related conferences throughout 2017 so you can effectively plan your year and ensure you don’t miss out on networking and learning opportunities.

January 2017

Anti-Counterfeiting Summit West, San Francisco, CA. 23-25 January 2017

Anti-Counterfeiting Summit 2017

Oil & Gas IP Summit, Hilton Olympia, London. 25-26 January 2017

Oil & Gas IP Summit 2017

ACPC Winter Meeting, Orlando FL, January 29-1 February 2017

ACPC Winter

February 2017

AIPLA Mid-Winter Meeting Fort Lauderdale, FL. 1-4 February 2017

American Intellectual Property Law Association

ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Miami 1-7 February 2017

2017 ABA Mid-Year Meeting

Anticounterfeiting Conference: Staying Ahead of the Curve,Hong Kong, 6-7 February 2017

Anticounterfeiting Conference

March 2017

Global IP Exchange, Berlin, 6-8 March 2017

Global IP Exchange

AUTM Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL 12-15 March 2017

AUTM 2017 Annual Meeting

PTMG Spring Meeting, Paris, Frace 13-14 March 2017

PTMG Spring 2016

Brands and Fashion Conference, New York, US 22-23 March 2017

Brands and Fashion, New York

FICPI Executive Committee Meeting, Hangzhou, China, 20-25 March 2017

FICPI World Congress 2016

Invention Analysis and Claiming Seminar, USA (March 13-14 in Chicago, Illinois/March 22-23 in Arlington, Virgina/April 3-4 in New York, New York)

Invention Analysis and Claiming Seminar

April 2017

ABA 32nd Annual IP Law Conference, Arlington, VA, 4-6 April 2017

ABA 32nd Annual Conference 201

Nordic IPR- Copenhagen, Denmark 11/12 April 2017

Nordic IPR 2016

AIPPI Baltic Conference, Jurmala, Latvia. 11-13 April 2017

Batlic Conference, Latvia

China Intellectual Property & Innovation Summit 2016, China 14-15 April 2016

China Intellectual Property & Innovation Summit 2016

LESI Annual Conference, Paris 23-25 April 2017

LESI 2017

World IP Forum, 26-28th April, Bengaluru, India

World IP Forum

Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation – 25-26 April 2017, Amsterdam

Pharma Biotech Patent Litigation

This conference will provide an invaluable focus for analysis of all the fundamental changes affecting Pharma and Biotech Patents across Europe and the US and consider the impact of judicial decisions in the national courts on your litigation strategies.

May 2017

Pharmaceutical Patent Extension May 9-10 2017


Pharmaceutical Patent Extension

This Forum remains the best and most comprehensive conference in the European market solely dedicated to all developments in the world of SPC’s and pharmaceutical patent term extensions.

AIPLA Spring Meeting, Marriott Marquis San Diego, 17-19 May 2017

AIPLA Spring Meeting, Marriott Marquis San Diego, 17-19 May 2017

INTA Annual Meeting Barcelona, Spain 20-24 May 2017

139th INTA Annual meeting 2017, Spain

June 2017

Bio International Conference, San Francisco, CA 19-22 June 2017

BIO conference 2017

ECTA 35th Annual Conference Budapest, Hungary, June 28-1 July 2017


July 2017

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Munich, Germany – July 5th, 2017

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2017

In the frame of its 5th edition, Premier Cercle gathers the most important stakeholders who work for the implementation of the future Unitary Patent System and the establishment of the Unified Patent Court. The system’s launch in December 2017 will be discussed by the European judges, the Committees and the Industry. This event is organised in collaboration with the European Patent Office on July 5, 2017 in Munich (Germany).

August 2017

ABA Annual Meeting, New York, 10-15 August 2017

ABA Annual Meeting 2017

September 2017

IPO Annual Meeting, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA USA, 17-19 September 2017

Intellectual Property Owners Association

The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 17–19, 2017

The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting 2017

MARQUES Annual Meeting, Prague, 19-22 September 2017


Global Patent Congress Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25-27 September 2017

Global Patent Congress, Munich Germany 2017

October 2017

Changing Landscape of Latin America, Cartagena, Colombia, October 2–3, 2017

Changing Landscape of Latin America

FICPI Open Forum, Venice, Italy,  25-28 October 2017

FICPI Open Forum 2016

PTMG Autumn Conference, Toronto, Canada, 4-7 October 2017

PTMG Autumn 2017

AIPPI World Congress Sydney, Australia, 13-17 October 2017

Milan, AIPPI Congress 2017

The 2017 AIPPI World Congress will be held in Sydney, Australia and promises to be an unforgettable event that will bring together attendees from all over the world. There is no better place to learn and discuss hot IP topics in a pleasant and welcoming environment, than the commercial capital of Australia. The annual AIPPI World Congresses offer excellent networking opportunities and educational programmes, which feature sessions on international IP issues, special panels of experts, mock trials and much more. Please join us in Sydney in 2017 for what will undoubtedly be a spectacular Congress. For more information visit aippi.org/event/2017-aippi-world-congress-sydney/.

AIPLA Annual Meeting, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, October 19-21 2017

AIPLA annual meeting

Life Sciences IP Summit, London, UK 20-21st October 2016

Life Sciences IP Summit 2016 

LES 2017 Annual Meeting, Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, Oct. 22-25, 2017

LES Annual Meeting 2017

November 2017

APPA 67th Council Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand, November 4-7, 2017

67th Asian Patent Attorneys Association, 2017

Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2017, Trier, Germany, 9–10 November 2017

Join this year’s Annual Conference on European Copyright Law by the Academy of European Law for practical insights into EU copyright reform in the Digital Single Market and new developments related to cable retransmission and broadcasting. Get up-to-date on the new Regulation on cross-border portability of online content and the recent CJEU rulings on streaming, hyperlinking and broadcasting. For more information: www.era.int/?126341&en

Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2017

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International Copyright Law Conference, 27 – 28 November 2017 – London

Don’t miss the International Copyright Law Conference. Attend the event and benefit from leading expert advisors and industry perspectives. Join the conversation and hear an esteemed speaking faculty debate the current issues surrounding copyright law in one intensive programme! Register now HERE and quote VIP code FKW82753CTCL to get a 10% discount thanks to CTC Legal Media!

International Copyright Law Conference

December 2017

Brand Authenticity Conference, Berlin, Germany, November 30-December 1, 2017

Brand Authenticity Conference

IP Summit 2016 Brussels – December 7-8 2017

IP Summit Brussels

This high-level conference gathers + 450 practitioners to discuss the timeliest IP issues and EU reforms related to patent, copyright, trademark, design and new technologies.

This 2-day conference is the forum to discuss with worldwide experts on IP trends, attend innovative panels and discover the impact of new technologies on IP.

The key figures: + 100 speakers, + 400 delegates + 30 IP hot topics discussed.

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