88 Century Boulevard (Jinmao Tower)
Shanghai, Shanghai

This seminar, the first of a series of events organised by Carpe Diem in conjunction with the European Patent Office (EPO) running in March and September 2006, is designed to address these practical issues for companies in tapping the potentially lucrative but challenging Chinese market:

¨ Choosing the best way to protect intellectual property rights and sell to China
¨ Finding the right IP partners
¨ IPR Contract issues and negotiations
¨ Manufacturing in China - key issues for protecting your IPR

Yuan De, the head of All-China Patent Agency Association will discuss IPR aspects for companies to sell into China, related risks and success factors. He will draw on his many years experience working with many international companies and recommend ways to achieve IPR protection in China.

Pedro Osona Head of Chinese Development in the European Patent Office will discuss and highlight the role of the EPO and it's relevance for today's executives planning their IPR strategy for China.

Other highlights include:-

Introduction to existing authorities and IP systems in China -
Professor Chen Zhixing, Chairman, Shanghai IP Administration

IP Enforcement in China from a Lawyer?s Perspective -
Joe Simone, Baker and McKenzie

Managing IP From a Company Perspective -
Joe Rogers, Alcatel


Added by msittig on February 10, 2006



If somebody has sign-up info for this event and could add it here, that would be great.


damn the IP mafia is going china = DVD 150 RMB t-shirt 200 RMB CD 150 RMB etc pp
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