3rd "Cocreate" Autumn IP Forum 2019

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Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Munich

Promenadeplatz 2-6

80333 München


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This year we focus on introducing the Chinese IP law practice to the European audiences.

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How can you protect your innovation in China?

Any idea of encountering an infringement dispute in Shanghai?

How to associate with NGOs and governmental office in China and acquire good contacts in Beijing for IP enforcement?

This is what you will be benefited from our forum.

The initiative is to provide the European audiences an access point in Munich for the newest development of Intellectual Property in China.

This forum is set to be a free entry event. Any people who are interested in learning about intellectual property can register to join in this event.

Event schedule*

08:10 – 08:50 Registration*

08:50 – 09:00 Welcome and Introduction

  • Mr. Jinping Gong, forum moderator, founder of CocreateIP

09:00 – 09:30 Opening speeches

  • Mr. Yonggui Pei, Consul and Head of the Economic and Commercial Department of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Munich;
  • Mr. Zheng Cui, Vice-Director, Patent Examination Cooperation (Beijing) Center of CNIPA;
  • Mr. Francis Leyder, European Patent Attorney, President of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi)
  • Mr. Wei Duan, General Manager, Die Chinesische Handelskammer in Deutschland e. V.

09:30 – 10:50 China-EU Trade, Innovation and IP Protection

  • 09:30-09:50, "The Best Way for Cross-border Dispute Resolution", Ms. Wei Zhang, Director, Shanghai Commerical Mediation Center;
  • 09:50-10:10, "Social Co-governance on Intellectual Property Protection of China", Mr. Bo Wang, Deputy Secretary General of Beijing Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeit Innovation Strategic Alliance;
  • 10:10-10:30, "Common IP issues for German companies in China", Ms. Rong Yu, Head Legal & Investment, Deutsche Auslandshandelskammer (AHK) Shanghai;
  • 10:30-10:50, "German R&D System and Corporate Innovation Management", Ms. Yu WANG, Senior Researcher, China Desk, Roland Berger Institute

10:50 – 11:20 Tea break

11:20 - 12:50 Recent Patent Law Practice

  • Mr. Francis Leyder, European Patent Attorney, President of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi)
  • "PATENT ENFORCEMENT IN CHINA", Mr. Junfeng Tian, Partner, Unitalen Attorneys at Law;
  • "Prior art unable to be carried out", Mr. Yaofeng Fan, Partner, GFZ & Partner;
  • "Developments of patent prosecution and protection in biotech and pharma fields in China", Mr. Juhua Luo, Section head, CCPIT Patent And Trademark Law Office.

12:50 – 13:50 Lunch

13:50 – 15:00 Recent Development on the Chinese Patent Examination

  • "A Brief introduction to CNIPA & The Chinese Patent System", Ms. Jie Zhao, Section Head, department of heavy machinery, CNIPA;
  • "Revision of Guidelines for Patent Examination", Ms. Yujing Wang, Senior Patent Examiner, department of telecommunication, CNIPA.

15:00 – 15:45 Round Table discussion

  • Topic: Trend of IP, AI, 5G, SPC, news from China and Europe

Moderator:Ms. Denise Nestle-Nguyen, Patent Attorney, Stolmár & Partner

Guest speakers:

Ms. Yuan Ding, Patent Counsel, Osram GmbH;

Ms. Yujing Wang, Patent Examiner, CNIPA;

Mr. Xuting Huang, Patent Manager, ZF Group;

Mr. Ignace Vernimme, Attorney at Law, partner, Stibbe cvba/scrl .

15:45 – 16:00 Tea break

16:00 – 17:45 Mock trial for IP Mediation procedure in China

  • Hosted by Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center

Introduction of the procedure, Mr. David Naiwei Chen, Professor of Fudan University, Deputy director of the Management Committee of the SCMC, President of the Intellectual Property Service Association of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, Overseas Intellectual Property Rights Expert, Ministry of Commerce of China;

Moderator: Mr. Zhenyuan Hu, partner, Fangda Partners Shanghai

Representatives of the parties:

Ms. Joanna De Smedt, attorney at law, Stibbe cvba/scrl ;

Mr. Vincent W. Li, attorney at law, Smith Pachter, certified moderator in SCMC

Keywords: A case from Shanghai, Foreign party involved, Chinese mediation procedure, English

18:00 End of Forum

19:00 – 23:00 Networking Dinner (voluntary and upon registration)

*the detail arrangement of the schedule can be modified due to various reasons.

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