IAM hosts a series of events under the IPBC banner.

IPBC Global is an annual event hosted in June, alternating between Europe and North America, with the 2016 event planned for June 5 to 7 in Barcelona. IPBC Global addresses issues at the cutting edge of IP value creation and management. It brings together acknowledged IP thought leaders from around the world in an atmosphere specifically designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences.

IPBC Asia is the only annual event in Asia-Pacific to focus specifically on IP value creation and reflects the region’s growing importance in the international IP marketplace. The 2016 event will be held in Shanghai on December 4 to 6 2016.

IPBC China 2015 was held in Beijing on April 21 and 22. Sessions addressed the core issues of IP value creation and strategic corporate IP management in a Chinese context – bringing together a unique audience of senior executives from leading Chinese enterprises, plus their international counterparts.

Focusing on best practice in corporate IP, IPBC’s series of one-day events continues to grow.  IPBC Taiwan will take place on April 12 2016. This will be followed on April 15 by IPBC Korea in Seoul.

The second IPBC Japan will take place on September 8 2016 in Tokyo. It will build on the success of the 2014 event, which attracted over 200 senior Japanese corporate attendees.