ICC to co-host intellectual property seminar in Beijing
- Beijing, 25 September 2012
The ICC Commission on Intellectual Property is teaming up with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) to co-host a conference entitled “Increasing economic and business competitiveness using intellectual assets” in Beijing on 26 October.
Organized principally for Chinese policymakers,
corporate representatives and intellectual property (IP) professionals, the
event will bring in top speakers from China and beyond, including Tian Lipu,
Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO), David Koris, global Head of Intellectual
Property for Shell, senior figures in the US and
European patent offices, and IP specialists from major companies.
Talks will focus on how IP can help businesses
and be used in government strategies to boost economic competitiveness, promote
innovation and attract investment.
“We’re delighted to be working with CCPIT to organize
this conference. Intellectual property
is a crucial tool for businesses in today’s economy, and we hope this event
will stimulate a fruitful exchange between businesses and government officials
from inside and outside China on some key intellectual property issues facing
businesses and governments,” said David Koris, who is also Chair of the ICC
Commission on Intellectual Property.
Shell, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., State Nuclear Power
Technology Cooperation, Monsanto and General Electric are just a few of the businesses
whose high-level IP specialists will speak at the event.
Sessions feature up-to-date analysis of the following topics:
- IP in
the economic and trade strategies of countries;
strategic importance of IP for businesses;
patents and trade secrets to protect technologies, with a focus on biotechnological
licensing issues, including in standard setting;
protection on the Internet, including recent domain name developments.
The seminar coincides with the release of the new Chinese
edition of ICC’s latest popular IP report: The
ICC Intellectual Property Roadmap: Current and emerging issues for business and
Registration, which is free, is now open.
more information please download the programme
China-based delegates please contact: