Intellectual Property Rights in China 2008 (IPR in China)

Venue: Stanhope Hotel

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Mar 13, 2008 End Date/Time: Mar 14, 2008
Registration Date: Mar 13, 2008
Early Registration Date: Feb 20, 2008
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The Chinese market promises huge commercial potential but also presents serious challenges in terms of IPR protection, enforcement procedures, and methods, which have become crucial in driving growth, innovation and revenues.

Private practice lawyers and in-house lawyers need to stay abreast of the latest IP developments and regulations in China to effectively protect their IP assets, enforce their IP rights in China and exploit the potential of their IP portfolios.

Bringing together international private practice lawyers, in-house counsels and IP experts, this event provides a fantastic platform to openly debate the challenges of mastering and enhancing IP rights in China.

Benefits of attending:
* Understand the legal landscape in China
* Keep up to date with IP laws and current developments
* Gain practical advice on how to master and enhance your IPR protection and enforcement strategies
* Explore key methods to manage your IP portfolio more efficiently
* Assess best practices for mastering IP challenges and IPR disputes in China

Our distinguished panel of IP experts includes:
* Bo Hammer Jensen, Director and Senior Patent Counsel, Novozymes AS
* Birgit Medeke, Head of Legal Department, Zwilling J.A. Henckels AG
* Beate Lalk-Menzel, Senior Counsel, Daimler AG
* Elizabeth May, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Richemont
* Paul Ranjard, Chairman, IPR Working Group, EU Chamber of Commerce China

Key areas of focus will be:
* Legal update on IP laws in China
* IPR protection and enforcement in China
* IPR improvements and its commercial implications
* IP portfolio management
* Key legal challenges of copyrights, trademark rights and patent rights
* Anti-counterfeiting

PLUS there will be a separately bookable interactive post-conference workshop Handling Technical IPRs for and in China. With hands-on exercises and brain-storming sessions, this event will give you the tools and knowledge to effectively manage your IP rights for and in China.


Rue Du Commerce 9

Additional Information

Price: £845 + TVA @ 21% Conference: Thursday 13th March Post conference morning workshop: Friday 14th March