LES Scandinavia
Annual Conference 2018

Hotel Scandic Anglais - Stockholm, Sweden

9-11 September 2018

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New Business Models Challenge IP Systems

LES Scandinavia is honoured to welcome you to the 2018 annual conference of LES Scandinavia. The theme of this year's conference is how new business models interact with and challenge IP systems. This year, the conference will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. We are expecting a gathering of IP professionals from all around the world. LES is very much about networking, catching up with old friends and business partners and also meeting new ones. We look forward to seeing you this year and truly hope that you will be able to participate!


  • Studies and experiences that provide you with a better understanding of the business model innovation, implementation and change
  • Opportunity for exchange of experience and ideas
  • First class networking


The conference will take place at Hotel Scandic Anglais in Stockholm, Sweden. The hotel is located right by the lively Stureplan in the very heart of Stockholm. The dinner on Monday evening will be held at Södra Teatern's event space on the seventh floor, known as The Champagne Bar. This is a fantastic venue with a veranda with one of Stockholm's best views.


Sunday 9th of September

18.00 - Cocktail reception at Hotel Scandic Anglais

Monday 10th of September

08.30-9.00 Registration
09.00-9.15 Welcome speech
09.15-10.15 "SaltX LABS - Implementing Open Innovation in a tech SME"
Karl Bohman, CEO at SaltX Technology
10.15-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-11.15 "The change in practising IP Law in light of driverless vehicles, mobility services and big data"
Raymond Millien, Vice President & Global Chief IP Counsel at Volvo Cars
11.15-12.00 "Digitalization of the world's largest popular movement"
Martin Rolinski, CEO at We Are Voice Lunch
13.00-13.45 "Where we are headed as a global society, as a direct result of the Internet and rapid technological advance"
Ashkan Fardost from Oddball Ventures
13.45-14.30 "Artificial Intelligence, impact, opportunities and threats"
Peter Funk, Professor at MDH
14.30-14.45 Coffee break
14.45-15.30 "AI, Machine Learning and application of new technologies – opportunities and challenges".
Magnus Haglind, Senior Vice President, Market Technology at Nasdaq
15.30-15.40 Refreshments
15.40-16.40 Panel discussion AI,
Moderated by Gabriel Mellqvist from EFN
16.40-18.30 Break
18.30-19.00 Organized walk from the hotel to Champagnebaren
19.00- Dinner, an exclusive mingle-buffet at Champagnebaren, Södra Teatern which has a most enchanting view.
You can expect interviews held by Gabriel Mellqvist that may be filmed in a booth during the dinner.
We Are Voice will provide a fantastic choir entertainment during the evening.

Tuesday 11th of September

08.00-09.00 Annual Meeting
09.00-09.45 "Accelerating innovation"
Pia Sandvik, CEO at Rise Research Institutes of Sweden AB
09.45-10.30 "Blockchain and digital evolution disrupting business models"
Johan Staël von Holstein, Founder of Icoin Media Lab
10.30-10.45 Coffee break
10.45-11.30 IP In the Streaming World
Per Wendin, Senior Patent Engineer at Spotify
11.30-12.15 "Big-Data and Mega trends. How new Economic Doctrines, Feminine and Digital revolution will change the way companies will grow''.
Peter Majanen, CEO and Founder of Quattroporte Konsult AB
12.15-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.30 "Rumble in the Jungle – the chaos of sports rights"
Sten Andersen, Marketing Manager at ATG
14.30-15.15 "High tech Venture Capital – riding The Bullet at Thrill Village (and living to tell the tale)"
David Sonnek, Head - SEB Venture Capital & from 20th of June CEO for Industrifonden
15.15-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.15 "A Collective Management Organization's View on Copyright Within a Changing Music Industry"
Lisa Stålspets, General Counsel at Stim
16.15-16.30 Wrap-up/closing of conference

*Please observe that changes might occur in the schedule


To register, please fill in the online registration form HERE

Please make sure that you receive the automatic email reply for your registration.

Payment is available by invoice or with credit card. NW Production will send you a confrmation/receipt after full payment is received.

Registration Fees and Payment Deadlines

Please find below the registration fee for the conference.
Please note that there will be a 25% VAT added to the fees.

Regular Rate if paid by 11 June or later

LES Member 10.000 SEK
Non-Members 12.000 SEK
University attendee 7.500 SEK
Accompanying person 1.000 SEK

An administration fee of 295 SEK ex VAT is not included in the price.
Please observe that this fee is non-refundable.

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  • Admission to all sessions
  • Conference documentation
  • Lunch and coffee/refreshments on Monday and Tuesday
  • Exclusive mingle dinner at Södra Teatern, Monday 10th September

Please observe that accommodation is not included in the fee. When registering for the conference, you will be able to book accomodation at Scandic Anglais.

Registration fee for accompanying persons includes:

  • Exlusive mingle dinner at Södra Teatern, Monday 10th September
  • Accompanying persons are not allowed to attend the sessions.

Terms of payment

The invoice should be paid before you come to the conference. Upon registration, you will receive an invoice from NW Production. It is possible to pay with credit card or by bank transfer. The payment must be received no later than the due date of the invoice. You will receive a confirmation/receipt of the paid fees by email.

Payment is due within 10 business days or on the next registration deadline if it less than two weeks away. If the registration is made 15 days or less prior to the event, the fee should be paid on the same day. Please note, that the bank transfer can take several business days so please send your payment the same day as you register.

You will get an invoice as an email attachment (PDF) regardless if you are paying by credit card or by bank transfer. If you are paying by credit card, follow the link you will get in the email.

Please note that if you are paying with a foreign credit card, an additional fee of 3,5% will be charged. If you are paying with a Swedish credit card, and additional fee of 2,5% will be added.

This invoice is automatically generated from the data that was inserted on the registration form and that was confirmed to you in the confirmation.

Confirmation / Receipt
After receiving the payment NW Production will send you a confirmation by email. Please check that all your bookings are correct.

Cancellations and Refunds
All cancellations and changes must be made in writing (email) to NW Production.

If payment has not been received within due date of the invoice, we consider your registration as cancelled.

Cancellation received
By 4th of July 2018: Full refund except for the administration fee of 295 SEK ex VAT.

By 5th of July to 1st of August: A 50% refund of the paid registration fee, except for the administration fee of 295 SEK ex VAT.

No refunds will be paid for cancellations made after 2nd of August.

There will be a 100% charge for no-shows

Contact details (registration, payment etc)

LES Scandinavia
2018 NW Production
Project manager: Emy Borg
Email: emy@nwproduction.se
Phone: +46 40 30 17 34
(Phone hours week days 8:30 - 17:00)


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