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2019 Anaqua User Conference

March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT


The world’s leading innovators have something in common besides the patents and trademarks they generate: they rely on Anaqua. Each year we bring together a community of industry professionals and top industry speakers who are passionate about the future of IP.

Back by popular demand, we are happy to announce the 13th Annual User Conference will be held at the Loews Royal Pacific in Orlando, Florida! The 4-day event will include training, customer case study presentations and networking events.

The conference will host more than 20 distinguished panelists and speakers including business leaders, IP executives, inventors, and lawyers. Amongst the keynote speakers are:

  • Suzanne Oliver, Senior Director of Legal and IP Operations at Arm
  • Thomas Bereuter, Programme Area Manager of Innovation Support at the European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO)
  • Gene Quinn, President and CEO at IPWatchdog
  • Tove Fabritius de Tengnagel, IP Systems Manager at Novo Nordisk
  • Kazuyasu Adachi, President of IP Management at Panasonic

In addition, a number of sessions will be hosted by some of the industry’s most innovative IP practitioners, including:

  • Christof Wolpert, Vice President Global Legal Innovation at Adidas
  • Benjamin Brown, Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Analog Devices
  • Anthony Correa, Sr. Patent Paralegal, Intellectual Property Law Department at Applied Materials
  • Daryl Bradley, Head of Patent Prosecution at Arm
  • Luba DeGroat, IP Operations Manager at BD
  • Amanda Bernier, Senior Analyst, Paralegal at Dell
  • Kristen Caizzi, Advisor, Paralegal at Dell
  • J. DoVale, Managing Partner, Intellectual Property at FisherBroyles, LLP
  • Yuji Mitsui, Assistant Manager at Honda Motor Co., Ltd
  • Tim Melchior, Sr. Legal Operations Analyst for the Legal Department at Ingersoll Rand
  • Krystyna Colantoni, Partner and Patent Attorney at Mei & Mark, LLP
  • Joseph Bichanich, Director of Practice Support at Michael Best
  • Sharon Hawes, Senior Data Analyst at Michael Best
  • Patti Ross, IP Technology Specialist at Michael Best
  • Sarah Wallschlaeger, IP Technology Specialist at Michael Best
  • Nicole Davis, IP Docketing Manager at Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP
  • Yoshito Miyazaki, Group Leader of Administration and Trademark Group at Tokyo Electron Limited

Conference Overview:

  • Monday March 25, 2019: Product Training Sessions
  • Tuesday March 26, 2019: Product Training Sessions & Evening Event
  • Wednesday March 27, 2019: General Sessions & Evening Event
  • Thursday March 28, 2019: General Sessions
  • Support lab will be open Monday – Thursday
  • CLE credits available for training sessions


March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am EDT
March 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT


Loews Royal Pacific
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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