LONDON, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
With R&D expenditure in the Oil and Gas Industry surpassing $12bn per annum* the role of intellectual property management has become a significant source of risk and potential reward. This is why leading oil and gas companies are gathering at the first ever Oil & Gas IP Summit, a two-day event dedicated to helping IP professionals improve
The conference, hosted by Oil & Gas IQ - a division of global events company IQPC - will be a unique opportunity for Big Oil, NOCs and vendors e to discuss key issues for the industry including protection and litigation, licencing and monetisation of patents, patenting in emerging markets and internal strategies.
"Traditionally Oil and Gas companies prefer niche, focused events as opposed to cross industry gatherings. That's why the Oil and Gas Intellectual Property Summit is attracting the industry's key players." - Will Robinson, Summit Director
Expert speakers at this industry forum will include:
- Vicky McNiff - Intellectual Property Manager - Aker Solutions
- Eric Siecker - Head of Intellectual Property - Europe, Africa, Middle East & CIS - Caterpillar Inc.
- Pinaki Ghosh - Vice President Head of IP - Reliance Industries
- Shahrokh Mohammadi - Head of Technology & Gas Solutions - Tullow Oil
- David Roper - Senior Legal Advisor - Premier Oil
- Charlotta Ljungdahl - Senior Attorney & Director of Intellectual Property - Air Liquide
- Hein Wille - Corporate Intellectual Property Director - SBM Offshore
- Krister Karlsson - Corporate Patent Attorney - Neste Oil
- Dr. Matthias Lamping - Professor of Intellectual Property - Max Planck Institute
The Oil & Gas IP Summit will take place on 27th - 29th January 2014 in London, UK. Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at http://www.oilandgasip.com/news, call +44(0)20-7036-1300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press are invited to attend this important industry forum. If you would like a complimentary press pass please email Nishkala Thiru at Nishkala.Thiru@iqpc.co.uk.
SOURCE Legal iQ