Nordic Chambers Lunch Presentation “China IPR”

While China government was infamous for being lax on protection of IPR (Intellectual Property Rights), domestic companies now have recognized IP’s importance when they are restructuring their business from manufacturing to R&D and product branding. China authorities are revising IP laws constantly to cope with political and economic needs. China’s IP enforcement system is now vastly improved over what it once was. Foreign companies should understand the rules of game and formulate an IP strategy adaptive to China’s IP regime.

Topics to be covered:

* Importance of IPR Strategy Before/After Entering China and Government Master Development Policies
* China IPR Registration and Protection
* Corporate IPR Strategy in Practice / Trade Secrets
* China IPR Infringements and Enforcement

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Ms Flora Ho of Fintrade-Mercer Group

Flora is the IP Director of the Fintrade-Mercer Group. Her areas of practice include drafting, filling, prosecuting, licensing, assignment and enforcement in all fields of IPR, with a specific focus on IPR investment, strategy and management. Before joining Fintrade-Mercer, Flora has been the Senior IP Manager at the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd. (ASTRI) since 2009, specialized in patent analysis, IP licensing and portfolio management. She has also more than 10 years of R&D experience and working as a Senior Engineering Manager before moving to the IP position.

Flora is a qualified China patent agent (2012) and has received a B.Sc. degree in Physics (1996) and an M.Phil. degree (1999) in Electronics Engineering both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Information about the event

When:Tuesday, 10 September 2013 from 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where:Consulate General of Finland, Rm 2405-08, Dah Sing Financial Centre, 108 Gloucester Road, WanChai.
Cost:

HKD 150 for members / HKD 250 for Non members (Sandwich lunch included)

Interested in participating:

Please confirm your attendance by email to info@ncchk.org.hk or fax to +852 3003 6506 no later than Friday, 6 September 2013.

Reservations are required and payment must be made in advance!
Unless otherwise notified, cancellations must be in writing three working days PRIOR to the event.
No shows will be charged.
(This event is organised by Finnish Chamber)

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