Laws & Processes Year in Review

IP Conferences in 2017

The following list provides an overview of upcoming intellectual property events and conferences worldwide, hosted by some notable organizations and other entities active in the IP arena.

January 11 – 139th Global IP ConventionNew Delhi, India
January 16 – 17IIPLA 3rd Dubai IP Congress 2017Dubai
January 25 – 26Oil & Gas IP SummitLondon, UK
January 30LES Israel Seminar “Rights in Software”Petah Tikva, Israel
January 23 – 2518th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection SummitSan Francisco, CA
January 29 – February 1ACPC Winter MeetingOrlando, FL
February 1 – 33rd Biennial IBA Silicon Beach ConferenceSanta Monica, CA
February 1 – 4AIPLA Mid-Winter InstituteFt. Lauderdale, FL
February 1 – 7ABA (American Bar Association) Midyear MeetingMiami, FL
February 3 – 42017 LES Winter Planning MeetingBangkok, Thailand
February 7Discover IP Japan Conference 2017​Seattle, WA
February 9Discover IP Japan Conference 2017Palo Alto, CA
February 9 – 10Unitary Patent Package ConferenceAmsterdam, Netherlands
February 1631st GLOBAL LEGAL & IP CONFEXSingapore
February 2332nd Global IP ConfExSan Francisco, CA
February 24Utah IP SummitSalt Lake City, UT
February 24AIPLA Chemical Practice Boot CampHouston, TX
February 26 – 28The 2017 IP100 Executive ForumPhoenix, AZ
February 27 – 28PIUG 2017 Biotechnology ConferenceBoston, MA
February 28IPBC India 2017Mumbai, India
March 1 – 3PTAB Bar Association Inaugural ConferenceWashington, DC
March 1 – 36th Annual Pharma IPR Conference 2017Mumbai, India
March 2 – 3AIPLA Trade Secret Law SummitAtlanta, GA
March 3IPBC Southeast Asia 2017Singapore
March 5 – 6International Conference on Patents and Intellectual RightsRome, Italy
March 6 – 8Global IP ExchangeEstrel Berlin
March 12 – 15AUTM 2017 Annual MeetingFlorida, USA
March 13 – 14PTMG Spring MeetingParis, France
March 1533rd Global IP ConfExLondon, UK
March 18 – 195th Asia Pacific IP ForumJapan
March 21 – 22The 9th Annual Corporate IP CounselNew York
March 27 – 28Nordic IPRCopenhagen, Denmark
March 25 – 30FICPI Executive Committee MeetingHangzhou, China
April 4 – 632nd Annual Intellectual Property Law ConferenceArlington, VA
April 11 – 1312th AIPPI Baltic ConferenceJurmala, Latvia
April 13IPforward 2017, SofitelRedwood City, CA
April 20The Software IP SummitSan Francisco, CA
April 20 – 2125th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law and Policy Conference, Fordham University School of LawNew York
April 21 – 232017 LES International Management & Delegates’ Meeting (IMDM)Paris, France
April 24 – 25International Conference on Managing Intellectual PropertyBoston, MA
April 24 – 252017 LES Annual ConferenceParis, France
April 25 – 279th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation ConferenceAmsterdam, Netherlands
April 26 – 28World Intellectual Property ForumBengaluru, India
April 26 – 29IPTA 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCEPerth, Australia
May 4IP in the Auto IndustryDetroit, MI
May 9 – 11LES 2017 Spring MeetingWashington, DC
May 9 – 12Seventh LES Asia-Pacific Annual Conference 2017Melbourne, Australia
May 10 – 11Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent ForumPhiladelphia, PA
May 10 – 12IP Counsel Cafe 2017Palo Alto, CA
May 16 – 17C5’s  Pharmaceutical Patent Term ExtensionsMunich, Germany
May 17 – 19AIPLA Spring MeetingSan Diego, CA
May 17 – 19IACC 2017 Annual Spring ConferenceBarcelona, Spain
May 182017 European Practice Committee ConferenceParis, France
May 20 – 24INTA Annual Meeting 2017Barcelona, Spain
May 20 – 25PIUG 2017 Annual ConferenceAtlanta, GA
June 1 – 2Annual Meeting of the Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International LawMunich, Germany
June 5 – 6IIPLA 3rd Global IP Summit 2017London, UK
June 18 – 20IPBC GlobalOttawa, Canada
June 16 – 173rd Pan-American LESI YMC EventLos Angeles, CA
June 23Munich International Patent Law Conference 2017Munich, Germany
June 28 – July 1ECTA 36th Annual ConferenceBudapest, Hungary
July 17 – 21LES UniversityChicago, IL
July 19 – 2014th Patents for Financial Services SummitNew York, NY
August 8 – 15ABA (American Bar Association) Annual MeetingNew York, NY
August 24 – 25Advanced IP and Technology LicensingSeattle, USA
September 4 – 6EPIP CONFERENCE 2017Bordeaux, France
September 11 – 12LES Scandinavia Annual Conference 2017Copenhagen, Denmark
September 15 – 165th Pan-European LESI YMC EventBudapest, Hungary
September 17 – 192017 IPO Annual MeetingSan Francisco, CA
September 25 – 27PIUG 2017 Northeast ConferenceIselin, New Jersey
September 25 – 27Global Patent CongressMunich, Germany
October 2 – 3IIPLA 2nd Annual Meeting 2017Palo Alto, CA
October 4 – 7PTMG Autumn ConferenceToronto, Canada
October 13 – 172017 AIPPI World CongressSydney, Australia
October 19 – 21AIPLA Annual MeetingWashington, DC
October 22 – 25LES USA / Canada 2017 Annual MeetingChicago, IL
October 25 – 28FICPI Open ForumVenice, Italy
November 4 – 7APPA 67th Council MeetingAuckland, New Zealand
November 27 – 28IP Service World 2017Munich, Germany
December 13 – 14International Conference on Managing Intellectual PropertyRome, Italy


This list is intended for general informational purposes only, does not claim to cover all IP conferences worldwide and does not take into account the reader’s specific circumstances, and may not reflect the most current developments.


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  1. This is a conference traveler’s delight. So many conferences with dates and locations on one page, what more do you need..

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