Anaqua to Host 13th Annual User Conference with Keynotes from Arm, EPO, IPWatchdog, Novo Nordisk, and Panasonic

IP and business leaders come together to collaborate and engage in
networking, training and industry discussions on how to transform IP
into business success™

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Many of the world’s top IP practitioners will come together for four
days in March for a major industry event hosted by Anaqua,
the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management
solutions. Under the theme of ‘Transform IP into Business Success,’
Anaqua’s 13th annual User Conference will be held at the
Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida from March 25th-28th.
The four-day event brings together IP professionals across the globe to
collaborate and share key insights on how to further innovate and
enhance solutions that will best serve the intellectual property
management industry. Anaqua’s client community will join industry
discussions, participate in training sessions, engage in networking
events, and hear from business leaders and industry influencers as they
share key trends, insights, and best practices.

“We have the most innovative customers in the world who are shaping the
IP industry,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua. “Anaqua’s annual User
Conference gives these leaders the opportunity to come together to share
insights and best practices that will move the needle and enhance the
ANAQUA platform. Together, we are innovating and enhancing the
industry’s IP management solutions and services that make this year’s
theme possible for the market, ‘Transform IP into Business Success.’”

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
  • T.J. DoVale, Managing Partner, Intellectual Property at FisherBroyles,
  • 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

Anaqua’s ever-growing user community has been coming together for this
conference since 2005, creating one of the industry’s largest gatherings
of IP experts. As Anaqua strengthens its client community, AUC continues
to see increased engagement from customers who contribute to enhancing
ANAQUA’s software. This year’s conference will kick off with a product
update of Anaqua’s recently launched leading-edge IP management software
platform, AQX,
along with two days of training for both corporate and law firm
customers. The second half of the conference will include two days of
speakers, panels, product previews and sessions focused on patents,
trademarks, innovation, analytics and more.

Anaqua’s 2019 User Conference follows a very successful year across the
company’s growth channels. Along with the launch of AQX, the company
recently announced a major equity investment from Astorg, a leading
European private equity firm, that will accelerate Anaqua’s global
organic and growth strategy.

For more information on and to register for the Anaqua User Conference,
please visit

About Anaqua

Anaqua is a premium provider of integrated, end-to-end innovation and
intellectual property (IP) management solutions, serving 50% of the top
25 U.S. patent filers, 50% of the top 25 global brands, and a growing
number of the most prestigious, forward-looking law firms. The company’s
global operations are headquartered in Boston, with offices across
Europe and Asia. Anaqua’s IP platform is used by nearly one million IP
executives, attorneys, paralegals, administrators, and innovators
globally. Its solution suite merges best practice workflows with big
data analytics and tech-enabled services to create one intelligent
environment designed to inform IP strategy, enable IP decision-making,
and streamline IP operations. For additional information, please visit


Amanda Hollis
PR Manager, Anaqua

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