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 will focus on introducing the Chinese IP law practice to the European audiences.

About this Event

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*

08:20 – 08:50 Registration*

08:55 – 09:00 Welcome and Introduction

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

09:00 – 09:20 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;

09:20 – 10:30 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. Yunfeng Hong, President of China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeit Innovation Strategic Alliance;
  • Mr. Hongtu Zhou, Vice-President, Die Chinesische Handelskammer in Deutschland e. V.
  • 10:10-10:30, "Common IP issues for German companies in China", Ms. Rongyu, Head Legal & Investment, Deutsche Auslandshandelskammer (AHK) Shanghai;

10:30 – 11:00 Tea break

11:00 - 12:30 Recent Patent Law Practice

  • Francis Leyder, European Patent Attorney, President of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (epi), topic to be provided later
  • "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.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 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: Denise Nestle-Nguyen, Patent Attorney, Stolmár & Partner

Guest speakers:

Ms. Ding Yuan, Patent Counsel, Osram GmbH;

Ms. Yujing Wang, Patent Examiner, CNIPA;

Ignace Vernimme, Attorney at Law, partner, Stibbe;

Stephan Dorn, Attorney at Law, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

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, Prof. David Naiwei Chen, 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, atttorney at law, Smith Pachter, certified moderator in SCMC

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

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. The topic of the speakers will be released later.

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