18 Nov Patentree sponsored the Software IP Conference organised by INESC TEC and supported by ScaleUp Porto
Patentree sponsored the Software IP Conference organised by INESC TEC and supported by ScaleUp Porto, that took place at Espaço Atmosfera M, Porto on the 16th of November. Luis Ferreira was an invited speaker of the conference.
The conference was focused on creating awareness about patents in IT for SMEs and Academia. INESC TEC brought to Porto IP managers of great companies such as Qualcomm, Ericsson or Telefonica, and experts from highly recognized institutions such as European Patent Office or European IPR Helpdesk (represented by its Ambassador in Portugal Catarina Maia, also responsible for the Licensing Support Service at INESC TEC).
Themes like the current status of software patents, internet of things, artificial intelligence, blockchain in Europe, patents and business strategy, were debated. Luis Ferreira was a moderator in the discussion “Patents and business strategy” with Luis Ignacio Vicente del Olmo, Return on Innovation Manager & Director of Telefonica Patent Office, Telefonica, Ruben Bonet, SMEs Chair at IPEurope and CEO at Fractus.