Agenda Day 2
9:00 am - 9:45 am Smarter Valuation of Your Company’s Patent PortfolioEwald De Wet - Chief IP Technical Advisor Sasol
The granting of a patent does not automatically equate to a valuable patent, both in terms of your own portfolio and those of your competitors’. Attend this session to understand the valuation system devised by Ewald to distinguish between patentability and the value of an individual patent; based on a series of metrics, Ewald will demonstrate how this system works and how the company is then able to profit by it.
Ewald De WetChief IP Technical Advisor
9:45 am - 10:30 am Case-Study: A Selection of New and Innovative ToolsMr Yuichiro Nakaya - Director, Intellectual Property Team Japan Oil, Gas and Metal National Corporation
During this presentation, Yuichiro will be introducing JOGMEC’s typical technology development scheme with some specific technologies/product as examples and problems JOGMEC are facing when protecting/obtaining IP in the development of their technology.
Mr Yuichiro NakayaDirector, Intellectual Property Team
Japan Oil, Gas and Metal National Corporation
10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break and Business Card Collection
11:00 am - 11:45 am Challenges with EU Directive 2016/943Eduardo Paz - IP & Management Control Director Tenaris
With the new EU Directive 2016/943 coming into force in the different EU countries, companies have to adapt their internal guidelines and procedures regarding Trade Secrets. Many corporations have followed US guidelines till now. How to address this change from US to EU directives in an effective way is a challenge we are currently facing. Moreover, corporations should also focus on proof of ownership of the Trade Secrets, a relevant issue when it comes to litigation about the same.
Eduardo PazIP & Management Control Director
11:45 am - 12:25 pm The Ten-Minute-Snapshot
The Ten-Minute Snapshot is a series of 10 minute-long demonstration drives from our event partners designed to give you a unique insight into how their solutions can directly assist you in your endeavour to solve your needs.
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm Networking Lunch and Prize Draw Announcements
Prize: Amazon Echo Dot