• Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    09:00  -  09:15
    Welcome Address
    09:15  -  10:00
    Outsider looking in and insider looking out
    A heavyweight IP leader from a foreign company shares views and concerns about China’s IP landscape, and a top Chinese corporate IP head addresses the opportunities and challenges faced by Chinese companies in other jurisdictions.
    10:00  -  11:00
    A snapshot of patent litigation in China
    Two IP experts discuss a wide range of litigation issues in China: the pros and cons of China becoming an attractive litigation venue; the arrival of NPEs in Chinese courtrooms; the availability of injunctions and enforcement.
    11:00  -  11:30
    Networking break
    11:30  -  12:30
    Win-win licensing strategy

    As Chinese technology companies grow, patent licensing is becoming more central to their businesses. This panel focuses on both licensors and licensees to craft broad licence partnerships.

    • The antitrust regime in China and patent licensing

    • Implications from key SEP and FRAND regulations and high-profile disputes

    • Freedom to operate through licensing in

    12:30  -  14:00
    Lunch and networking break
    14:00  -  15:15
    IP risk management

    As the world’s manufacturing powerhouse and largest consumer market, China is a key market for both foreign and domestic IP owners. This session focuses on identifying IP risks and cultivating risk mitigation and value creation strategies.

    • Highlighting portfolio strengths and weaknesses

    • Harnessing internal management and data systems

    • Working proactively with outside advisers

    15:15  -  15:45
    Networking break
    15:45  -  17:00
    China in 2020

    China has taken a great leap in IP in the past decade. In this session, we take a deep breath and try to picture where China will be on the 2020 world IP map.

    • Will Chinese companies participate in international standard organisations?

    • Monetary value of the Chinese patents

    • Where things are headed

    17:00  -  18:30
    Drinks reception