Intellectual Property Best Practices Events

ipLeadership Exchange - Where Intellectual Property and Business Leaders Exchange Best Practices

ipLeadership Exchange, recognized as the foremost peer-to-peer conference, brings together senior IP leaders from R&D-intensive companies in a collegial and interactive environment to exchange intellectual property management best practices and discuss current issues. These Intellectual Property leaders represent diverse industries coming together to engage in candid Intellectual Property-related discussions surrounding topics currently affecting their businesses. Since the inaugural meeting in 2006, the ipLeadership Exchange has grown in reputation to attract senior intellectual property leaders from many of the largest companies.

At ipLeadership Exchange, participants experience peer interactions, benchmark results discussions, keynotes by top leaders and much more.

Since these events are exclusive, only Intellectual Property Leaders from organizations that develop and commercialize product or services are invited to participate.

Participating Companies (Past Attendees)

3M, Kimberly-Clark, Air Products and Chemicals, Abbott, Abbott Nutrition, Intel, Motorola, Roche, Cargill, Deere & Co., Applied Biosystems, Air Products, Eastman Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Exxon Mobil Chemical Co., Exxon Mobil Upstream Research Co., Moen, Cardinal Health, Masterfoods (Mars), General Mills, Caterpillar, Molex Incorporated, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, Reckitt Benckiser, Roche Diagnostics, Rockwell Automation, Sun Chemical, The Dow Chemical Co., Tokyo Electron, Asten Johnson , Ballard Power Systems, Basell, BP, BP Refining Technology, Cytec Industries, DirecTV, DSM Nutritional Products, EMC, Esker, Bowe Bell Howell, GE, GE Healthcare, Newell Rubbermaid, Rambus, Diebold, Eastman Kodak, Fortune Brands, Fortune Brands Storage & Security, Hemlock Semiconductor, Invensys Systems, Lubrizol, Philip Morris USA, F. Hoffman - La Roche AG, Fairfield Industries, Georgia Power, Halliburton Energy Services, Honeywell Aerospace, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, Johnson Diversey, Kodak Research Labs, Lockheed Martin, Milliken & Co., Milliken Research, Nordson, Praxair, S. C. Johnson & Son, Sealed Air/Cryovac, Sharp Labs of America, Swagelok, Symyx Technologies, W.R. Grace & Co., Web Industries, Inc., Weyerhaeuser Company, Zimmer, Inc., Barco, Fairchild Semiconductor, Kellogg, Monsanto Company, Sasol Technology R&D, Schneider Electric, Textron Innovations Inc., The Nielsen Company, Wistron Corp., Agilent Technologies, BellSouth Intellectual Property Management, Boston Scientific, Broadcom, Clorox, Cummins, Dow Corning, Fallbrook Technologies, H.B. Fuller, Illinois Tool Works, JLG, Johns Manville, Juniper Networks, Inc., Masco Corporation, Northrop Grumman, PepsiCo – QTG, Procter & Gamble, Rite-Hite Holding, Steelcase Development, Suncor Energy, U.S. Gypsum.


"Very professionally done. Excellent outcome and excellent networking."
- Sharon Grosh, IAM Director, 3M

"Great opportunities for meeting and discussing with peers. My best networking activity of the year." 
- Leigh English, IP Strategy, Monsanto

"Very good speakers, combined with audience participation is was excellent."
 - Claire Schultz, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Cytec Industries

"Very refreshing to have work/discussions around intellectual property management, that doesn’t culminate in a sales pitch by workshop presenter."
- Robert Pascal, IP Director, Textron