This year's IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM) conference will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, co-organized by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).        

The IPSDM conference aims to discuss how intellectual property data, statistics, and analysis are used and can be used to inform decision-makers in both the public and private sectors and to identify key information needs and possible shortcomings.