Speakers for Keynote Speeches


Toshiyuki Shiga

Satoru Matsuzaki
Member of the Board of Directors of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Chairman and CEO, Member of the Board of INCJ, Ltd.
President and Representative Director, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.

Speakers for Plenary Sessions


Ken-ichi(Ken) Nagasawa

Erich Andersen

Stephan Wolke
Head of Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal HQ, Managing Executive Officer, Canon Inc. Corporate Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Microsoft CEO of Thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH

Dylan Lee

Lyse Brillouet
Legal Affairs Dept., Huawei Technologies VP Intellectual Property & Licensing, Orange group

Speakers for Mini-Plenary Session 1


Huimin Gong

Jackie Gu

Makoto Dave Yoshida
Asia Licensing Executive – Asia Markets, Delphi Technologies, PLC Chief Engineer – Vehicle Electrification, Delphi Technologies, Inc Executive – Nissan Motor, Secretary General of Chairman of CHAdeMO, (EV – Fast Charging Association), Nissan Motor

Volker Blandow

Junlei Wang
Global Head of E-mobility, TÜV SÜV AG Minister of Strategic Research and Intellectual Property Rights, Information Institute of China Automobile Technology Research Center (CATARC)

Speakers for Mini-Plenary Session 2


Ichiro Nakatomi

Andrew M. Radin

S. Roy Kimura
President & CEO, NanoCarrier Co. Ltd. Co-Founder, twoXAR Founder and CEO, Modulus Discovery, Inc.

Patrick Reid

Steve Yang

Masumi Suzuki
President and CEO, PeptiDream, Inc. Executive Vice President and CBO,WuXi AppTech, Co., Ltd. Head, Patent Law Department, Johnson & Johnson K.K.

Speakers for Workshops

(Alphabetical order, Honorifics omitted)
Masatoshi Adachi Security and Privacy Counsel, LINE Corporation / LINE Healthcare Corporation (Japan)
Nicholas Allan Solicitor, Wiggin LLP (UK)
Michel Arnaud Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel (France)
James Barney (USA)
Vincent Bergeron Partner, ROBIC, LLP(Canada)
Bastian Best Partner, Bardehele Pagenberg (Germany)
Theo Blomme Partner, Hoyng Rokh Monegier (Netherlands)
Zoe Butler Partner, Powell Gilbert LLP (UK)
Simon Chalkley Partner, Wiggin LLP (UK)
Anne-Charlotte Le Bihan Partner, Bird & Bird LLP (France)
Wilaiporn Chetanachan Principal Innovation Advisor of SCG (Thailand)
Yu Sarn Chiew Co-Managing Partner, Yusarn Audrey (Singapore)
Mattia Dalla Costa Partner, CBA Studio Legale (Italy)
Pamela L. Cox Chair IP Transactions, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (USA)
Roberto Dini Founder, Sisvel International (Luxembourg)
Vikran Duangmanee IP Manager, SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
Naho Ebata Partner, Abe Ikubo & Katayama (Japan)
Felix Einsel Managing Partner, Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office (Japan)
Masato Endo IP Strategic Group, Intellectual Property Div., Toyota Motor Corp (Japan)
Eric M Falcand VP, Global Head of Business Development and Licensing, Servier Monde (France)
Wolfgang Flasche European Patent Attorney, Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Germany)
Hayley French Chief Operating Office & Interim Chief Executive Officer, Apitope (UK)
Paul Gagnon Legal counsel, Element AI (Canada)
Heinz Goddar Boehmert & Boehmert (Germany)
André Gorius LES France
Ilya Goryachev Senior lawyer at Gorodissky & Partners (RUSSIA)
Emmanuel Gougé co-chairs of the LESI European Committee
Taruna Gupta Program Head – Corporate IP & Engineering Group, Tata Consultancy Services (India)
Alexander Haertel Partner, Kather Augenstein (Germany)
Alain Herrera Consultant, Alain Oncologie Consulting (France)
Omer Hiziroglu Managing Director, TLS.IP (Netherlands)
Yorikatsu Hohokabe Senior Advisor, OBLON Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi Jimusho (Japan)
Sung-Pil Hwang Partner, E.M.HWANG & Partners (South Korea)
Kei Iida Attorney at Law & Patent Attorney, Nakamura & partners (Japan)
Ayumu Iijima Senior Partner, Innoventier LPC (Japan)
Katsumori Iseki Head, CP Japan IP Attorneys (Japan)
Kazuhiko Ishimaru Director of Licensing Department, Panasonic (Japan)
Alan Johnson Partner, Bristows LLP,(UK)
Linda Suzu Kawano Principal, GroupOptima (USA)
Kwang Jun Kim Professor, KAIST (Korea Adv Institute of Science and Technology) (Korea)
Eric Kirsch IP Chief Counsel, Nikon Corporation (Japan)
Hideaki Kobayashi Partner, OHNO & PARTNERS (Japan)
Kay Konishi partner, Konishi Nagaoka (Japan)
Satoshi Konno Managing Director for Innovation, IP Bridge, Inc. (Japan)
Jan B. Krauss German and European Patent Attorney, Partner at Boehmert & Boehmert (Germany)
Hananel Kvatinsky Head of Intellectual Property, Orbotech Ltd (Israël)
Chung Min Kwan Partner, Yusarn Audrey (Singapore)
Sun Lei Senior Consultant, Beijing TA Law Firm (China)
Dirk Schüßler-Langeheine Attorney-at-Law, Hoffmann Eitle (Germany)
Michael Lin Partner, Marks & Clerk (China)
Jose-Miguel Lissen co-chairs of the LESI European Committee
Sonja London Head of Licensing and Intelligence Operations, Nokia Technologies (Finland)
David W. Long Founder, Essential Patent LLC (USA)
Matthew Luby Head of Client Services, Amplified Ai (USA)
Keith Lutsch Partner, Blank Rome LLP (USA)
Laura MacDonald General Manager, ASTP-Proton (UK)
James E. Malackowski Chief Executive, Ocean Tomo, LLC (USA)
Lorraine (Lori) Morrison Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA)
Satoshi Matsuo Japan Department Manager, IP Platform Department, Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)
Jens Matthes Partner, Allen & Overy LLP (Germany)
Susan Shaw McBee McBee Moore Woodward & Vanik IP, LLC (USA)
Rob McInnes Principal, Rob McInnes IP Advisory (Australia)
Junko Mukoyama Senior Corporate Counsel, Avaya Japan Ltd. (Japan)
Kazumasa Nagayama Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Corporate Strategy Department, Corporate Officer, Eisai Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Masahiko Ohtsuki VP, Business Development & Licensing, DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED (Japan)
Atsushi Okada Partner, MORI HAMADA & MATSUMOTO (Japan)
Mika Okada Partner, City-Yuwa Partners (Japan)
Brian P. O’Shaughnessy Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP (USA)
Dario Paschetta Senior Associate, Frignani Virano e Associati (Italy)
John Paul Partner, Finnegan (USA)
Richard Pinckney Partner, Bristows LLP (UK)
Larry Plonsker Principle, Patent Marketing, LLC (USA)
Guido Quiram Managing Partner Michalski Hüttermann & Partner Patentanwälte mbB (Germany)
Natalie Raffoul Lawyer & Registered Patent Agent, Brion Raffoul | IP Law Group (Canada)
Adam Rattray WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center (Switzerland)
WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center (USA)
John Ritter Director, Office of Technology Licensing, Princeton University (USA)
Sherry Rollo Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP (USA)
Everardo Ruiz Managing Director, Energy Transition Partners (USA)
Yoshi Ryujin Founder and CIPO, RYUJIN Patent and Licensing (Japan)
Martin Schneider Co-Chair LESI Education Committee
Matteo Sabattini Director IP Policy IP Rights & Licensing, Ericsson (Sweden)
Havlick Scott Partner, Holland & Hart (USA)
Yasufumi Shiroyama Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (Japan)
Philippe J.C. Signore Managing Partner, Patent Attorney, Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. (USA)
James Sobieraj Partner, Brinks Gilson & Lione (USA)
Tanja Sovic Head of Patent & Licence Management, TU Wien (Austria)
Tilman Müller-Stoy Partner, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG (Germany)
David Swain Senior Associate, Deacons (Hong Kong)
Eszter Szackás Partner, Danubia Legal (Hungary)
Shingo Tsuda Founder, Technical Director, INDEE Japan Ltd. (Japan)
Chalermpol Tuchinda Vice President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) (Thailand)
Matthias Ulrich Managing Director, Connor Consulting, (Germany)
Bruno Vandermeulen LES Benelux
Charles C. Valauskas Legal Counsel, Valauskas Corder LLC (USA)
David L. Vanik US Patent Attorney, Partner at McBee Moore Woodward & Vanik IP, LLC (USA)
Richard Vary Partner, Bird and Bird (UK)
Allen (Jun) Wang Managing Partner, Beijing TA Law Firm (China)
Ningling Wang Managing Partner Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Shanghai Representative Office (China)
Zhen XIE Overseas R&D Office Project Manager, Tsinghua University (China)
Tetsuya Yamaguchi VP, Head of Business Development, Chugai Pharmaceuticals (Japan)
Takafumi Yamamoto President and Representative Director, TODAI TLO, Ltd. (Japan)
Audrey Yap Managing Partner, Yusarn Audrey, (Singapore)
Chisono Yoda Brand Management Div., Corporate Intellectual Property and Legal Headquarters, Canon Inc. (Japan)
Takeo Yoshimura Licensing Director, IP Bridge, Inc. (Japan)
Justin Zhou Licensing Director, GE (China) Co. Ltd. (China)
Mathias Zintler LES Germany