• Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    09:00  -  09:15
    Welcome Address
    09:15  -  10:00
    Outsiders looking in and insiders looking out
    Heavyweight IP leaders from foreign companies shares views and concerns about China’s IP landscape, and top Chinese corporate IP directors addresses the opportunities and challenges faced by Chinese companies in other jurisdictions.
    10:00  -  11:00
    A snapshot of patent litigation in China
    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