5th women in ip International Forum

International IP Rights – Which are the best strategies?

for big players and SMEs alike

The event has already taken place. 

The 5th international forum will deal with IPR rights and a strategic view on filing respective IPRs in the world. There will be a view on all IPRs from trademarks to patents. At this forum, you will get insights into strategies from industry leaders and a more holistic view on filing strategies via consultancy experts.

The forum is interesting for women in industry, but also for women in law firms and academia as it will give you insights in how strategies are developed and applied.

Hear about patent application strategies and other topics from top speakers.
Take the opportunity to get to know a company more intensively “from within”!
Use our International Forum as a platform for in-depth discussions with speakers and professional colleagues.
Make valuable contacts for your business.
Get new ideas.


  • Bettina Sonnemann, Microsoft Germany, Head of Legal Germany, Austria, Switzerland
    Strategies in a New Connected World
    Digital transformation projects involve deep partnerships between companies and the technology provider delivering essential building blocks. She will provide insights into the shared innovation model used for such projects at Microsoft and describe a concept for delivering IP advantages to customers beyond the license grant.
  • Dr. Alissa Zeller, Senior Vice President Global Intellectual Property at BASF
    IP impulses
    Dr. Zeller will share observations of evolving new trends in IP, from trade secret protection as new core element of IP daily practice to required personality changes of patent attorneys to D&I quota in law firms. The aim is to trigger a discussion based on tangible examples.
  • Stefanie Dörflinger, Founder and CEO at TRAIN TO MARS
    Of ties, trust and creativity
    CEO’s nowadays spend some time in the Sillicon Valley, loose their tie on their way back and as a first order, they send their development team to work in a garage. Too often, this has to go south. What influences creativity of people and teams? What does a team need to develop new ideas and to fight to make them live? Well, it’s not the tie…

Friday, November 15

Registration and Networking lunch

Key note presentations

by successful international experts and Q&A sessions

Mrs. Sonnemann - Microsoft

Strategies in a New Connected World

Dr. Zeller - BASF

IP impulses

Mrs. Dörflinger - Train to Mars

Of ties, trust and creativity

Tour through the facilities at AUMA's vast Müllheim premises


Wine tasting

of three local wines - Staatsweingut Freiburg

Dinner in Freiburg

Saturday, November 16

Continue networking during a guided cultural tour in Freiburg

transfer to train station or airport

15. - 16. November 2019

AUMA Riester GmbH und Co. KG
Aumastraße 1
79379 Müllheim
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  • 215 € wip member
  • 265 € non-member
  • 85 € Evening event with dinner
  • 15 € Guided city tour through Freiburg on Saturday