Thomas Steffen

Senior Director IP Portfolio Management
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

9:15 AM Discussion session: active IP portfolio management in SME's and large businesses

·         Creating the right strategy for your company: Thoughts from 5 leading businesses
·         Differentiating IP strategies for different business areas within the company
·         KPI’s for active portfolio management
·         Road-mapping: knowing how IP works with your business model and generating IP culture that delivers value
·         Promoting active portfolio management strategy  through considering factors such as competitive environment and technology development
·         Quality vs Quantity of patents