LeadershIP EU 2018

November 13, 2018 | Brussels

Innovation, IP and Competition Challenges for Global Businesses in the 21st Century

LeadershIP is a recognized forum where global thought-leaders exchange ideas on IP and competition issues at the intersection of research, policy, and industry. This one-day conference brings together a global network of industry experts, influencers and policymakers to promote a balanced and empirically driven dialogue on today's cutting-edge policy issues. The second annual LeadershIP EU conference will explore the impact of IP and competition policy on global business and innovation as we look toward the future, 5G and emerging technologies.

LeadershIP EU 2018 will take place at The Hotel in Brussels.

Event Agenda

LeadershIP EU 2018 Panel Topics:

Innovation Challenges for High-Tech Business Leadership in the 21st Century
This panel of business executives from the tech industry explores the real-world impact of the policy landscape on innovation and business investment from a practical perspective.

Effects Based Analysis: Where Do We Stand on Both Sides of the Atlantic?
This fireside Chat between a prominent US and EU judge, each with a competition law background, explores where US and EU stand on embracing economic evidence in analyzing harm to competition for alleged antitrust conduct and determining major fines​.

Recent Decisions from the European Commission: Lessons Learned?
This timely panel focuses on analyzing some of the European Commission’s latest big decisions and imposed fines and remedies in the high-tech industry, such as Google, Intel, and Qualcomm.

5G and IoT: Policy Challenges and the Road Ahead
Panelists will create a lay-of-the-land for the IP and competition Policy challenges that are and will likely surface towards making 5G, and other future G’s a reality.

Global Antitrust: What Rules and Whose Standards?
Panelists will discuss global trends in antitrust enforcement and whose rules and which standards are on the rise.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Roger Alford Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ

Cristiano R. Amon President, Qualcomm Incorporated

Jean-François Bellis Partner, Van Bael & Bellis

Honorable Judge Douglas Ginsburg Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Pedro Gonzaga Economist, OECD

Eeva Hakoranta Nokia, Head of Licensing

Honorable Sir Robin Jacob Sir Hugh Laddie Chair of Intellectual Property Law, University College London; Former Justice in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

David Kappos Partner, Cravath; Former Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Yannis Katsoulacos Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

Thomas Kramler Head of the Digital Single Market Task Force, European Commission (DG COMP)

Alfonso Lamadrid de Pablo Senior Associate, Garrigues (Brussels)

Paul Lugard Partner, Baker Botts

Miguel de la Mano Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon

Carlos Moedas Commissioner, European Commission

Giorgio Monti Florence School of Regulation

Antonio Nicita Commissioner, Italian Regulatory Authority (AGCOM)

Rochelle Toplensky Financial Times

Hassan Triqui CEO, Secure IC

Anne von Zukowski Policy Officer at the European Commission (DG GROW)

*detailed agenda coming soon


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