700 € until February 28, 2017

A new edition of the IP Summit in Brussels on 7 and 8, December 2017.
Registrations will open on the 15th of February.

Thursday 1 & Friday 2 December 2017

What is the IP Summit?

The IP Summit is the unrivalled platform dealing with all IP-related issues in Europe.

Premier Cercle organises every year the Intellectual Property Summit since 2004. The 12th edition will take place in Brussels on December 7-8, 2017.
This high-level conference gathers + 450 IP practitioners to discuss the timeliest IP issues and EU reforms related to patent, copyright, trademark, design and new technologies.
The key figures: + 100 speakers, + 400 delegates + 30 IP hot topics discussed.
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.

Thursday December 7, 2017

8.30 am > 5.30 pm

Friday December 8, 2017

9.00 am > 4.30 pm


Super Early Bird Tickets

700 € (until February 28, 2017):

Access to the conference and Gala Dinner included





2016 Featured Speakers

Our partners

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    It was a pleasure and an honor having a chance to deal with the topic together with the other panelists and chair. Looking forward to next year edition.

    Mr. Francesco Macchetta

    Director Intellectual Property
    BRACCO Imaging
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    Un tout grand merci pour l’organisation de l’IP Summit, tout était parfait !

    Mrs. Céline Eyers

    General Counsel
    I.C.E. SA
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    Thanks for the hospitality in Brussels and for asking me to participate in such a great event.

    Mr. Rik Willard

    Founder & Managing Director
    Agentic Group
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    I really enjoyed the event as well Brussels, [...] I would like to express gratitude to you and Premier Cercle team for excellent organization of the conference.

    Mr. Ilya Goryachev

    Senior Lawyer
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    I also wanted to thank you again for inviting me to speak during this event. It was a captivating and the organization was fantastic.

    Mr. Basile Lamure

    Senior Counsel | Corporate, External & Legal Affairs
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    Thank you again for organizing this event and for putting the nice and interesting program together. I will be happy to participate again in the future.

    Dr. Jochen Bühling


Other IP Events

Séminaire Propriété Industrielle 2017

Stratège ou Hyper-Technicien ?

Une nouvelle approche du rôle, des enjeux et de la personnalité du Directeur PI dans sa fonction du chef d’orchestre pour les activités PI au sein de son entreprise. Qui est le bon profil ? Quels traits de caractère doit-il posséder ? Y va-t-il des clés du succès ? Quels sont les problématiques qu’il est amené à surmonter au quotidien ? Comment trouver un bon équilibre entre la vision stratégique et l’hyper-technicité du métier ? Par quels moyens ? Par quels outils ? A quelles fins ?

Avec la participation notamment de : SAFRAN Launchers, SANOFI, SNCF, L'OREAL, Groupe SEB, Bioaster, Total Research & Technology, Groupe Soufflet, CEA, S.A. Lhoist Recherche et Développement, IMEC, ENGIE - CRIGEN, IFP Energies nouvelles, CEA, LVMH, CANAL+, ORANGE S.A., etc... 

Programme de la conférence

Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court 2017

What is the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court conference?

This event takes part in the ongoing process for the implementation of the European patent system through the new Unitary Patent right and the establishment of the Unified Patent court.
This conference provides the audience with a taste of the latest news from the Committees dealing with the preparation of the UP and the UPC.
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).
Additional information:





8.30 to 6.00 pm


European Patent Office


Key decision makers, industry representatives, institutional, academic and legal experts