27-29 June, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown

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Download the official agenda for the 7th Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit for insight into speakers and sessions. Alternatively, email us at enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com to receive a copy via email.

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IQPC ID: Where the Anti-Pirates Parley

Your peers have weighed in: the Anti-Counterfeiting & Content Protection Summit exceeded expectations last time! As such, we’ve put together a brief preview – check out what, and whom, you can expect at the summit this year.

7th Anti-Piracy & Content Protection - Registration Form

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Past Attendee Snapshot

Curious about who attended the last summit? We have you covered. From companies to job titles, here's a glance at some of the industry experts represented at last year's summit - many of whom you're likely to run into on the show floor this year.

Convince Your Boss Letter

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the 7th Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit, this June in Los Angeles, and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

Exclusive Content

Piratelytics: The Numbers Behind Global Media Theft

Piracy is growing, and we have the numbers to prove it. Aggregated from the TV, music, and film industries, this infographic paints a bleak picture of the present state of affairs. Take a look at the most comprehensive roundup of entertainment-industry piracy figures, and discover which of your peers are tackling which issues, so you can figure out in advance when to stay on the show floor in LA, and when to slip out for a brunch smoothie. Though, with looming issues like these, who has time to relax?

Piracy! And Why It's So Hard to Fight It

Piracy is a growing problem; file-sharing in North America has risen 44% since 2008, and is on the rise globally. This problem is exacerbated by a set of developing trends which make content owners look like villains when they seek redress for stolen content. We took a look at the reasons behind the piracy boom in advance of the Summit.

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7th Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit - Sponsorship Prospectus

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Whitepapers

Media Piracy In Emerging Economies

This nine-chapter report, put together by over 35 researchers, provides a window on digital convergence in emerging economies—a process for which piracy has been, with cell-phone use, arguably the lead application. It was made possible by support from the Ford Foundation and the Canadian International Development Research Centre.

Presentations

The Reality of Piracy in the Software Industry

Past summit speaker Keith Kupferschmid, General Counsel & SVP at SIIA Intellectual Property Protection, discusses corporate end-user enforcement, breaks down his take on internet enforcement, and delves into grey market enforcement issues in this past presentation.

Microsoft PlayReady: Premium Content Protection Strategies

Past summit speaker Andrew Jenks, Senior Program Manager, PlayReady Content Protection at Microsoft, discusses PlayReady hardware security evolutions, implementation options, governance programs, and more!

Cryptocurrencies: Threats and Opportunities in Digital Media

Past summit speaker Dr. GJ van Rooyen, CEO of Custos Tech, shows what cryptocurrencies are and how pirates use them, how Bitcoin can be used to protect content, the trends, risks, and opportunities in the space, and more!

Homeland Security Investigations Curbing Illegal Streaming: The Investigation and the Case

Jim Hayes describes the three tiers of operation in HSI websites: Criminal Investigation Arrest, Seizure of Assets and Domain Name Seizure. These tiers have helped the agency prioritize how to identify and arrest owners and operators of the infringing websites, and more.

Protecting Your Digital Supply Chain and Cloud Services

Dave Lewis, Director, Anti-Piracy Services, Microsoft Corporation, discusses the software company's program fraud detection, management and prevention using comprehensive global cross-discipline approaches and business intelligence.

Into the Future: International Copyright Law

Michael Schlesinger of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp LLP, and a Professional Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University School of Law the four factors in Modern Protection: 1.) Economic (Trade)/Cultural Development 2.) Rule of Law 3.) Government Will and 4.)Accountability/Responsibility/Self-help.

Interviews

Q&A: Emerging Anti-Piracy Technologies

Spencer Stephens, EVP Chief Technology Officer of Sony Pictures must provide technology leadership across a wide range of platforms. He talks about the issues he faces in this interview. 

Square Enix: DRM Boosts Profits and Is Here to Stay

One of the world's largest gaming companies says DRM is a necessary part of doing business and isn't going away anytime soon. This is an interview with Adam Sullivan of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese video game developer, publisher and distribution company that is best known for its role-playing video game franchises such as Final Fantasy.

Adam spoke with Ernesto Van Der Ser of TorrentFreak, describing how although he understands that DRM shouldn't interfere with gaming and there is currently no perfect solution, at the end of the day profit dictates that the controversial practice remains.

The Key to Collaboration Between In House & Outside Counsel

Has your firm been able to reach the peak of collaboration with its outside counsel? How does it manage international and cross border patent law? We interviewed a Senior Patent Counsel at GlaxoSmithKline who is an expert in outside counsel and international patent law.

For Zynga, Anti-Piracy Efforts Aren’t Fun & Games

In this interview, Ted Hasse, Corporate Counsel IP at Zynga discusses the importance of cooperation between stakeholders in fighting digital piracy. He also shares his thoughts on the most prevalent deficiencies and barriers to copyright protection and some of the most recent developments in copyright protection.

How to Turn Pirates Into Consumers

Richard Atkinson, Adobe’s Director of Worldwide Anti-Piracy, is one of the industry’s foremost experts. During his lengthy career, Richard has led efforts to fight piracy, cyber-threats and cyber-warfare with the likes of Disney, Electronic Arts and Northrup Grumman.

Detection is the Key to Prevention

Strategies for protecting content against rapidly evolving piracy and cyber-attack threats are discussed in this interview with Ralph Echemendia, CEO of Red Edigital. Ralph also touches on how he determines where vulnerabilities lie in an organization’s content protection and distribution delivery systems and his thoughts on the future of content protection.