The World's First Intellectual Property Event Specifically for the Hydrocarbons Industry

      The World's First Intellectual Property Event Specifically for the
                            Hydrocarbons Industry

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, November 28, 2013

LONDON, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

With R&D expenditure in the Oil and Gas Industry surpassing $12bn per annum*
the role of intellectual property management has become a significant source
of risk and potential reward. This is why leading oil and gas companies are
gathering at the first ever Oil & Gas IP Summit, a two-day event dedicated to
helping IP professionals improve

The conference, hosted by Oil & Gas IQ - a division of global events company
IQPC - will be a unique opportunity for Big Oil, NOCs and vendors e to discuss
key issues for the industry including protection and litigation, licencing and
monetisation of patents, patenting in emerging markets and internal

"Traditionally Oil and Gas companies prefer niche, focused events as opposed
to cross industry gatherings. That's why the  Oil and Gas Intellectual
Property  Summit is attracting the industry's key players." - Will Robinson,
Summit Director

Expert speakers at this industry forum will include:

  *Vicky McNiff - Intellectual Property Manager - Aker Solutions
  *Eric Siecker - Head of Intellectual Property - Europe, Africa, Middle East
    & CIS - Caterpillar Inc.
  *Pinaki Ghosh - Vice President Head of IP - Reliance Industries
  *Shahrokh Mohammadi - Head of Technology & Gas Solutions - Tullow Oil
  *David Roper - Senior Legal Advisor - Premier Oil
  *Charlotta Ljungdahl - Senior Attorney & Director of Intellectual Property
    - Air Liquide
  *Hein Wille - Corporate Intellectual Property Director - SBM Offshore
  *Krister Karlsson - Corporate Patent Attorney - Neste Oil
  *Dr. Matthias Lamping - Professor of Intellectual Property - Max Planck

The Oil & Gas IP Summit will take place on 27 ^th - 29 ^th January 2014 in
London, UK. Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at , call +44(0)20-7036-1300 or email .

Media contact: Nishkala Thiru, +44(0)20-7368-9725,
or visit .

Press are invited to attend this important industry forum. If you would like a
complimentary press pass please email Nishkala Thiru at .

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