1150 € until August 31, 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


The Hotel

Boulevard de Waterloo, 38 
1000 Brussels


Standard Tickets

1150 € until August 31, 2017

Access to the conference and Gala Dinner included

Main topics covered

- The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on IP
- Fair Remuneration of authors and performers via new transparency rules
- Patent filing strategies
- Trademarks and online infringement
- FRAND and SEP’s: licensing, litigation and alternate dispute resolution in SEP cases
- European platforms and Technology
- Should patent trolls be excluded from cease and desist rights?

Why should you attend?

  1. We only select speakers who are recognised as the best worldwide experts with legal and practical expertise and knowledge.
  2. The format of the conference allows seasoned practitioners to share their know-how on the more recent IP trends.
  3. High-level discussions and exclusive networking opportunities.
  4. Premier Cercle always focus on content and qualitative debate. Diverse views and opinion are represented and discussed.
  5. We invite the EU institutions representatives and worldwide officers to discuss the future of IP landscape

    - Premier Cercle focus on content         
    - Meet the best worldwide experts
    - Engage with seasoned speakers
    - Discuss with EU institutions representatives
    - Network instantaneously through our App


Who should attend?

+ 400 worldwide participants

International speakers and delegates such as:

- CEO,

- CFO,

- Board members of Fortune 500,

- In-house counsels,

- Lawyers,

- Judges,

- Ministries,

- EU Commissioners and

- Representatives from high-tech, internet, media, automotive, retail, life sciences, healthcare and luxury goods sectors e.g.

Attendees IP Summit 2016:
Agentic Group, ACT, Atos, Microsoft, Bayer AG, Belga Films, Bridgestone Technical Center Europe SPA, British American Tobacco, Borealis Group, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, CEMEX LatAm holding, Dell, Helly Hansen, ICE S.A., Intel, Inside Secure, Materialise, Meda Group, Medicines for Europe, Merck KGaA, Music Sales Group, Nameshield, Nokia, Novartis, Orange, Philips, Radioline, Safebrands, Safran Aircraft Engines, Sanofi, Samsung, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Symantec, Sony ATV, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Tommy Hilfiger, Unilever and many others.



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You can access two articles which give you a taste of what was our last edition, the IP Summit 2016, by clicking on the following links:




IP Summit a long story