24 - 26 January, 2018 | Hilton London Kensington, London, UK

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Oil & Gas IP 2018 Agenda

The 5th Annual Oil & Gas IP Summit is taking place at the end of the month and will bring together leading operators, law firms and solution providers to debate and discuss the latest IP developments, regulations and technology that will have an impact on the future of the oil and gas industry.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear case studies from BP, Tullow, Statoil, Clyde & Co, Japan Oil, Gas and Metal National Corporation, Sasol Technology, Tenaris and the European Patent Office at the Oil & Gas IP community's AGM - view the latest brochure here.

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Oil & Gas IP: Survey Report

In the lead up to the Oil & Gas IP Summit 2018, Legal IQ surveyed over 200 industry professionals in order to better understand the effect that the low oil price environment has had on various organisations’ IP strategy.

This report looks into regional differences in the global IP landscape and the movement towards IP sharing strategies as a means to benefit the wider industry. In some cases, we have compared this years results with those of our 2016 survey to order establish the direction in which industry is moving.

Decision-making in your IP journey

Ahead of his participation in the Oil & Gas IP Summit 2018, Oil & Gas IQ spoke to Stephane Bombino, Intellectual Property Lead (Group), Subsea 7 about the key factors to consider when starting out on an IP journey and the challenges that he has experienced first-hand in developing new tools strategies.

2018 Oil & Gas IP Sample Attendee List

See who you could meet at the 5th Annual Oil & Gas IP Summit!


Windfalls and Pitfalls: Shifting Perspectives to Software And Data in the Oil And Gas Industry

Digitalisation is driving transformative change throughout the oil and gas industry, providing businesses with unparalleled opportunities to create exponential value growth and redefine boundaries. The article explores the actions of major players in the market who have made the realisation that in an age of digital transformation and innovation, those who can adapt and develop new technologies are more easily able to control and influence the direction of the market.

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Oil & Gas IP: The Perils of Theft, Joint Ventures and Patents vs. Trade Secrets

From bitumen and extra-heavy oil to shale and high pressure/high temperature wells, the fast pace of technological progress has meant that intellectual property in the conventional and unconventional arena, is worth its weight in black gold, and should be either zealously guarded or keenly acquired.


[INFOGRAPHIC] The Tip Of The Spear: Intellectual Property Driving Oil & Gas

In times of economic downturn, prudent companies will look to two avenues to increase their cash flow: innovation and litigation.

In the current oil price continuum, intellectual property has become the first line of attack and the last line of defence for the oil and gas industry in an increasingly hostile environment. In one of the largest surveys of its kind, Oil & Gas IQ has reached out to intellectual property (IP) professionals across the world to canvas their opinion on some of the crux issues of the day and how they think the IP journey will evolve in the coming year.

Brandstock Brochure - one of the world’s leading and fastest growing providers of Intellectual Property services

The Brandstock Group is one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing providers of Intellectual Property services that harnesses innovative IT and professional specialist expertise.

As a startup company in 2000, it now numbers over 100 employees in four countries, with a particularly strong standing in Europe and an increasing presence in the US and Asia. Brandstock has revolutionized pricing, cost transparency and large-scale IP projects, such as global searches, applications, renewals and assignments. Its expertise also encompasses full-service IP portfolio management, litigation and other IP enforcement including anti-counterfeiting programs, domain name registration and management, IP valuation, and IP services cost management.


Leveraging IP and Patent Strategy for Business Growth

Legal IQ's latest 22-page whitepaper explores how you can monetise your IP and patent strategy with insight from tech giant IBM's Director of Licensing, Bruno Leduc and niche operator Dako's Senior Principal Strategist of IP, Tom Briscoe. Download your copy here.


Can Standards and IPR Co-Exist

In this interview, Jakob Balling, IP Specialist, Arla Foods, and Prof. Dr. Knut Blind, Chair of Innovation Economics at Fraunhofer FOKUS and TU Berlin, join Legal iQ for a short discussion on optimal trademark management, the interplay between IPR and Standards for the European Commission and projected developments.

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Intellectual Property is a Hot Topic in an Increasingly Digital World

Businesses need to consider three key issues when addressing their intellectual property:

  • Realising value in intellectual property
  • Protecting your data asset
  • Assert your Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property – Statoil’s views on what it means for The Energy Sector?

In this interview, Duncan Park, former Leading Counsel Intellectual Property, Statoil, joins Legal IQ to discuss the challenges and developments in IP and the impact on climate change technologies.

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