Hear from the UK’s IP Attaché to China during his visit from the British Embassy! Find out the most important intellectual property (IP) issues in 2018, including recent stats on prosecution, schedule for new legislation, how key judicial interpretations will affect business, and the latest support from UK Government.
This event is going to be a resentation and Q&A, and there is an opt-in second session for 1 on 1 clinics (15 min each)
This event is aimed at
British IP rights owners
Law firms and consultancies
Other CBBC members with IP interest
Other CBBC partners (by invitation only)
14.00: Briefing by IP Attaché
- Macro issues, including 2017 IP filing stats
- E-commerce & Anti-unfair Competition Laws
- Likely shake up within IP agencies
- IP specialised court reforms
15.00 onward: 1 on 1 Clinics (opt in)
book an individual meeting with IP Attaché; 15 mins each, places limited
Tom Duke has been the UK’s intellectual property attaché to China since 2011, based in the British Embassy Beijing. IP attachés help to build relations with the governments of host countries to understand and actively engage with policy makers.
Tom works alongside CBBC, the Department for International Trade and others to ensure that UK stakeholder IP concerns are addressed and smoothly integrated into bilateral policy discussions. Tom also meets with UK companies to support development of their IP protection and enforcement strategies.
Tom has lived and worked in the region for over ten years and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and Korean.
This event is open to all CBBC members. To register, please contact us at above address.
The British Embassy Beijing & the UK Intellectual Property Office
Start date: 2018-01-19
Start time: 13:30
End time: 15:30
Venue: Shanghai British Centre
Directions: 968 Beijing West Road 上海英国中心，北京西路968号