5th edition of the annual Paris conference on SEPs and FRAND


22 November 2022
hosted in Paris and live-streamed online

Please join us for the 5th edition of the annual conference on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) and FRAND co-organised by APEB and LES France.
Current agenda:

2:30pm – 4:30pm – A perspective from the regulators and the industry

2:30 – 3:30pm – First roundtable: Regulatory initiatives

Moderator: Héloïse Cowderoy, University of Strasbourg

Elena Kostadinova, EU Commission, DG Grow
Andrei Iancu, Former Director of the USPTO, Irell & Manella
Christian Loyau , ETSI
3:30 – 4:30pm – Second roundtable: Competition between jurisdictions and its consequences

Moderator: Prof. Peter Picht, Zurich University

Michel Petite, Former Director General, Legal Service of the EU Commission, Clifford Chance
Marianne Frydenlund, Avanci
Mattia Fogliacco, Sisvel
Antoine Féliers, Stellantis
Emil Zhang, Huawei
5:00 – 7:00pm – Views from the judiciary

Moderators: Anne-Charlotte Le Bihan, Bird & Bird and David Por, Allen & Overy

Judge Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Federal Supreme Court, Germany
Judge Richard Meade, High Court, England & Wales
Judge Nathalie Sabotier, Paris Court, France
Judge Edger Brinkman, Hague Court, The Netherlands
Judge Prathiba M. Singh, Delhi Court, India
Judge Kathleen O’Malley, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Ret.), Irell & Manella, USA

7pm onwards – Cocktail reception overlooking the Paris skyline




For additional information: secretariat@les-france.org