Programme

Monday, 2 May 2016 

17.00 - 19.00 hrs

Welcome drink in the exhibition area


Registration

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 

08.00 - 09.00 hrs

Registration

09.00 hrs

Official opening

hosted by Richard Flammer, Principal Director, European Patent Office

Welcome by
Rauni Hagman, Director General of the Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Benoît Battistelli, President of the European Patent Office


Keynote speech

Industrial internet and digitalisation 
Taneli Tikka, Head of Industrial Internet at Tieto Corporation

Finnish government's support to innovation and growth
Jari Gustafsson, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Economy and Employment 

10.30 - 11.00 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

11.00 - 12.30 hrs

Plenary session 

The reform of the European Union trade mark system
Harri Salmi, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Presentation (PDF, 319 KB)

Specialised services: case study healthcare
Spreading the innovation culture at a hospital
Mercedes Avilés /María López, Health Research Institute Hospital 12 de Octubre
Presentation (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Tailoring IP services to the healthcare sector
Nia Roberts, Welsh Government
Presentation (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Digital marketing
Linnar Viik, Co-founder and Member of the Board of Pocopay
Presentation (PDF, 1.1 MB)

12.30 - 14.00 hrs

Lunch and table talks

14.00 - 15.30 hrs

In parallel: four breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Workshop with discussion:
Co-operation agreements as a means for enhancing quality and visibility of patent information centres
Roger Hildebrandt, German Patent and Trade Mark Office
Presentation (PDF, 90 KB)
Jolanta Kurowska, Polish Patent Office
Presentation (PDF, 384 KB)
João Amaral, INPI Portugal
Presentation (PDF, 371 KB)
José Ricardo Aguilar, Instituto Pedro Nunes, Coimbra PATLIB Centre
Presentation (PDF, 430 KB)


Comparison of methodologies:
Consulting the Inventor - Inventor's Quick Guide
Jouni Hynynen, Pirkanmaa ELY-Centre
and
Invention FOIL
Function-Object-Innovation-Layout
Daniela Filová, ARID PATLIB Centre
Presentation (PDF, 2.2 MB)


Mini seminar:
IP finance toolkit
Sally Long, UK Intellectual Property Office
Presentation (PDF, 674 KB)


Workshop with discussion:
Raising awareness through digital communication
Andrew Reith, UK Intellectual Property Office
Frank Hafner, European Patent Office
Presentation (PDF, 13.8 MB)

15.30 - 16.00 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

16.00 - 17.30 hrs

Plenary session


Exhibitors' presentations


From a PATLIB centre to a patent centre
Christoph Hoock, TU Ilmenau, PATON
Presentation (PDF, 4.9 MB)


PATLIB services supporting innovation financing
Heikki Rantanen, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment and Tekes (PATLIB Joensuu)
Presentation (PDF, 179 KB)

18.30 hrs

Evening event

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 

09.00 - 10.30 hrs

In parallel: four breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Workshop with discussion:
How should we evaluate PATLIBs?
Andrew Reith, UK Intellectual Property Office
Presentation (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Comparison of methodologies:
Sustainable implementation of the Boost your intellectual property practices service (Boost-IP)
Cyrille Dubois / Sigrid Kohll, Intellectual Property Institute Luxembourg (IPIL)

Presentation (PDF, 1.4 MB)
and
Master Class IP
Caroline Bigot, INPI France
Presentation (PDF, 300 KB)

Mini seminar:
Building respect for IP: UK educational awareness raising initiatives
Sally Long, UK Intellectual Property Office
Presentation (PDF, 742 KB)

Workshop with practical exercise:
TEKNOFRAM - Game based learning workshop for patent searching
Mustafa Çakır, Ege University EBILTEM Technology Transfer Office
Presentation (PDF, 2.2 MB)

10.30 - 11.00 hrs

Coffee break and networking opportunity

11.00 - 12.30 hrs

In parallel: four breakout sessions (90 minutes each)

Workshop with discussion:
Intelligent partnerships in Intellectual Property - Managing relations with patent attorneys
Melanie Rawles, Plymouth City Council
Presentation (PDF, 2.4 MB)
Otto Scharff, Norwegian Industrial Property Office
Presentation (PDF, 871 KB)
Matthias Knöbel, Technical University Dresden

Mini seminar:
Creating a successful environment through visualisation and evaluation of intangible assets in knowledge based organisations
Mihail Aurel Titu, PATLIB Sibiu
Presentation (PDF, 2.4 MB)

Mini seminar:
Patent landscape reports and other WIPO activities in the area of patent analytics

Mussadiq Hussain / Irene Kitsara, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Presentation (PDF, 2.4 MB)

Exhibitor seminar:
Discover the latest innovations in patent information solutions from Minesoft
Greg Harrop-Griffths / Katarina Bartos, Minesoft
Presentation (PDF, 2.4 MB)

12.30 - 14.00 hrs

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 hrs

Plenary session

Using new tools to develop successful customer-focused PATLIB services: introducing Lean Startup
Nigel Spencer, The British Library
Presentation (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Customer relationship management at the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)
Jorma Hanski, Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Presentation (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Knowledge dissemination: a different way to communicate about IP
Laurence Joly, INPI France
Presentation (PDF, 3 MB)

The EPO's blended learning pilot course on business use of patent information
Daniel Shalloe, EPO
Presentation (PDF, 386 KB)

Closing remarks by the EPO

15.30 hrs

End of the conference

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