19 September 2019
De Clercq & Partners is delighted to be joining forces with Agio Capital & Business Solutions for an engaging seminar on life sciences and IP enforcement in China.
Throughout this informative symposium, several leading IP professionals from China and Belgium will be shedding light on key aspects and pitfalls of IP in China, the importance of a well-thought-out IP strategy on a global level as well as today's situation, and the developments we can expect in the future. Strategy and possible measures against bad faith trademark applications and counterfeiting in China will also be addressed.
Thursday September 19, 2019
Brussels Information Place (BIP)
Rue Royale 2-4
1000 Brussels, Belgium
14.30h: Welcome and introduction
Henk Joos, Director Life Sciences, Healthcare & Agriculture - Agio (BE)
14.50h: IP in China from a European and US perspective, incl. the differences, bad faith trade mark applications (hacking) and means to redress, and anti-counterfeiting measures through customs
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner - De Clercq & Partners (BE)
Joost Muylle, Trademark and Design Attorney - De Clercq & Partners (BE)
15.10h: Importance of IP for a global Chinese company
Speaker to be confirmed (CN)
15.40h: Coffee break
16.00h: IP in China: status quo today
Jay Sha, Senior Partner - Liu, Shen & Associates (CN)
16.30h: IP in China: what can we expect in the future?
Tony Chen, Partner - Jones Day (CN)
17.00h: Networking reception
Registration is free of charge but subscription is mandatory. Please contact us via email to register.