(Alphabetical order, Honorifics omitted)

Speakers for Keynote Speeches


Satoru Matsuzaki

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

Speakers for Plenary Sessions


Erich Andersen

Dylan Lee

Ken-ichi(Ken) Nagasawa
Corporate Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Microsoft Legal Affairs Dept., Huawei Technologies Head of Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal HQ, Managing Executive Officer, Canon Inc.

Lyse Brillouet

Stephan Wolke
VP Intellectual Property & Licensing CEO of Thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH

Speakers for Mini-Plenary Sessions


Dr. Steve Yang

S. Roy Kimura

Ichiro Nakatomi
Executive Vice President and CBO,WuXi AppTech, Co., Ltd. Founder and CEO, Modulus Discovery, Inc. President & CEO, NanoCarrier Co. Ltd.

Andrew M. Radin

Patrick Reid
Co-Founder, twoXAR President and CEO, PeptiDream, Inc.

Speakers for Workshops

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)
Vincent Bergeron Partner, ROBIC, LLP(Canada)
Bastian Best Partner, Bardehele Pagenberg (Germany)
Theo Blomme Partner, Hoyng Rokh Monegier (Netherlands)
Simon Chalkley Partner, Wiggin LLP (UK)
Koo Charmaine Partner, Deacons (Hong Kong)
Wilaiporn Chetanachan Principal Advisor of SCG (Thailand)
Yu Sarn Chiew Co-Managing Partner, Yusarn Audrey (Singapore)
Pamela L. Cox Chair IP Transactions, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (USA)
Roberto Dini Founder, Sisvel (Italy)
Vikran Duangmanee IP Manager, SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
Naho Ebata Partner, Abe Ikubo & Katayama (Japan)
Koichiro Endo Sr. Licensing Executive, Panasonic (Japan)
Eric 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)
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)
Katsumori Iseki Head, CP Japan IP Attorneys (Japan)
Kazuhiko Ishimaru Director of Licensing Department, Panasonic (Japan)
Linda Suzu Kawano Principal, GroupOptima (USA)
Rush Khan Innovation and Intellectual Property Expert (USA)
Kwan 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)
Satoshi Konno Managing Director for Innovation, IP Bridge, Inc. (Japan)
Jan B. Krauss German and European Patent Attorney, Partner at Boehmert & Boehmert (Germany)
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)
Sonja London Head of Licensing and Intelligence Operations, Nokia Technologies (Finland)
Matthew Luby Head of Client Services, Amplified Ai (USA)
Laura MacDonald ASTP-Proton, General Manager (UK)
James E. Malackowski Chief Executive, Ocean Tomo, LLC (USA)
Satoshi Matsuo Japan Department Manager, IP Platform Department, Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)
Jens Matthes Partner, Allen & Overy LLP (Germany)
Rob McInnes Principal, Rob McInnes IP Advisory (Australia)
Junko Mukoyama Senior Corporate Counsel, Avaya Japan Ltd. (Japan)
Mika Okada City-Yuwa Partners, Partner, Attorney-at-Law (Japan)
Brian P. O’Shaughnessy Legal Counsel, Past- President & Chair of the USA-Canada LES Board, 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)
Adam Rattray Head, Information & External Relations, WIPO (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)
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 TU Wien (Austria)
Tilman Müller-Stoy Partner, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG (Germany)
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)
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)
Tetsuya Yamaguchi VP, Head of Business Development, Chugai Pharmaceuticals (Japan)
Takafumi Yamamoto TODAI TLO, Ltd. President and Representative Director (Japan)
Chisono Yoda Brand Management Div., Corporate Intellectual Property and Legal Headquarters (Japan)
Takeo Yoshimura IP Bridge, Inc., as in Director, Partner or Professor: Director, Licensing (Japan)
Justin Zhou Licensing Director of GE (China) Co. Ltd. (China)