Since its inception in 2004, the International
Patent Information Conference & Exposition,
IPI-ConfEx, has rapidly become an established forum
that is dedicated to the field of patent information.
At IPI-ConfEx each year, Patent Information Managers
and Patent Searching Specialist meet to hear news
on the latest developments in the industry.
We welcome and invite your participation at this
forum for professional development and continuing
education, networking, and the sharing and benchmarking
of information best practices.
The conference plenary sessions feature technical
papers from experienced users of patent information.
Key issues for patent information departments are
addressed. For details of conference content, see
Call for Papers and Programme.
An Exhibits Hall showcases the products and services
of many information product and service providers
such as database producers and hosts, scientific
and information publishers, software solutions providers,
etc. Through add-on workshops and training seminars,
special emphasis is given to continuing education
Delegates have complimented the high quality of
the presentations, efficient organization, good
selection of exhibits and enjoyable evening events
at previous IPI-ConfEx meetings. Overall, delegates
rate IPI-ConfEx as a top learning and professional
development forum for patent information managers
and patent searching practitioners of all levels.
Presentations on issues affecting the ever-changing
patent information industry sector include:
visionary perspectives from industry experts;
current news and other hot topics;
the latest developments concerning commercially
available products and services;
free patent databases and other unique resources
available worldwide for intellectual property
‘how-to’ technical discussions;
continuing education & training through
add-on workshops and seminars;