Cologne, Germany – October 12-13, 2022



After two years of meeting digitally, we are excited to announce our User Day Conference 2022 happening in Cologne!

The User Day Conference is a unique event where experts from the Intellectual Property industry can meet and exchange experiences.

This year, our conference will take place at the Ameron Hotel in Cologne, Germany on the 12th-13th of October.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity and register now.


Day 1 (free)Wednesday, October 12th
11:00 - 12:30
Registration and coffee​
12:30 - 13:00
Welcome speech by IamIP
13:00 - 13:30
"IP Management in a Family-Owned Paper Business"
Michael Kloskowski, Head of IP Management
Felix Schoeller, Holding GmbH & Co. KG
13:30 - 13:40
13:40 - 13:50
Coffee break
13:50 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30
"How AI Can Improve the Weekly Monitoring Process"
Savita Mundrigi, Intellectual Property Manager, Sartorius
Johan Hultman, Manager OEM & Embedded Solutions, Data Analytics, Sartorius
Viktor Rudolf, CPO, IamIP
14:30 - 14:40
14:40 - 15:10
"Unitary Patent: how does it work and how it can be used strategically"
Maximilian Knaus, German and European Patent Attorney
Partner at WSL Patentanwälte
15:10 - 15:20
15:20 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 15:45
15:45 - 16:15
"Systematic improvement of patents from a technical point of view"
Dr. Ing. Frank Zeihsel, Managing Director and Senior Consultant,
Synnovating GmbH
16:15 - 16:30
16:30 - 17:00
Roundtable discussion
17:00 - 17:15
IamIP Community
Dr. Mitja Schonecke
Manager IP Automotive & Aerospace at SKF,
German and European Patent Attorney
17:15 - 17:30
Wrap up speech by IamIP
Evening Event
Day 2 (95€)Thursday, October 13th
8:30 - 9:30
Registration and breakfast
9:30 - 9:45
Expectations for the day
9:45 - 10:15
Introduction to the fictive case for the day​
  • Get to know your Employee: the IamEnergy company​
  • Prepare your Organization and define team goals and roles​​
10:15 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 11:45
Handle the IP matters in your key project​
  • File, process, collaborate and decide on your Invention Disclosure​
  • Execute a novelty search for your invention​
11:45 - 13:00
Lunch at the restaurant of the hotel
13:30 - 15:30
Setup a continuous competitor and technology tracking process
  • Align with your co-workers on the areas to monitor and setup monitorings accordingly​​
  • Capture and work with interesting patents: develop a review workflow with tags, rankings and drop-down menus​​
  • Collaborate with your co-workers to get their opinion on critical patents​
  • Create IamEnergy’s knowledge center, store important patents and make them available for the whole organization​
  • Begin tracking of legal status of important patents​
15:30 - 15:45
Coffee break
15:45 - 16:15
Extract and document IamEnergy’s risk status​
  • Gather, visualize and report evidential data to IamEnergy’s board and inform on IamEnergy’s IP status​
16:15 - 16:30
Wrap up

The Ameron Regent Hotel

Ameron Regent Hotel Cologne
Ameron Regent Hotel Cologne- Conference Rooml
The Ameron Regent hotel is a 2-minute walk from nearest tram stop, and 7 km from both the Gothic Cologne Cathedral and the Cologne Chocolate Museum.
Amenities include a trendy Italian restaurant, a bar and meeting and event space. There’s also spa with a Finnish sauna. Breakfast and parking are available.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity and register now.

Previous editions

photograph from the IamIP conference
IamIP CEO and CPO at the IamIP conference
photograph from the IamIP conference
photograph from the IamIP conference