⊙ Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speech

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09:30 - 12:00 B302

Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speech
  • 09:30-10:30
    Opening Ceremony

    Address by the leader of Jiangsu Provincial People's Government   

    Address by the leader of Suzhou Municipal People's Government   

    Video Address by Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO   

    Opening address by Gan Shaoning, Member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Commissioner of CNIPA   

  • 10:30-12:00
    Keynote Speech

    Coordinator: Jiming YI    Professor of Peking University Law School, Director of International Intellectual Property Research Center, Peking University

    Wei WANG    Executive Vice President,Bank of China

    Hua LIU Director, WIPO Office in China(WOC)   

    Leon WANG Executive Vice President International and China President, AstraZeneca   

    Liuping SONG Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Theme Session

Improving IPR Competitiveness: Evolution and Prospect

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13:30 - 16:00 A108-A110

In 2021 when China embarked on the new journey towards the second centenary goal, the innovation-driven development has come into the spotlight. Breakthrough is made in AI, quantum information, integrated circuit, gene and ecological technology, and industrial upgrading is propelled by the advancement of IT, biological technology, new energy and materials, and high-end equipment manufacturing. In this context, IP plays an essential role in protecting and inspiring innovation and bolstering the formation of new development pattern. In this context, how will we improve IP system to make technological breakthroughs and consolidate technological reserve? The profound changes to the post-pandemic global economy and social order have imposed a new impact upon the existing IP systems and rules across the world. How will IP industry evolve to accomodate the new era? What expectations do market entities, innovators and capital owners have for the development trend of IP industry in the future? How will IP players participate in the international cooperation so as to advance the balanced, inclusive and sustainable IP development in the world? This Breakout Session will invite the experts and scholars from IP, innovation and science & technology sectors to focus on the IP development in the new era, the interaction of IP with the flourishing innovation industry and the IP's contribution to human well-being, and to explore the ways to enhance the IP's opening and cooperation.
Collision between Innovation and Scope of IP Protection
Growth despite Difficulties: Innovation Brings about Possibilities
Seeking the Sound IP Development in the New Era
International Cooperation and Sharing in IP industry

Coordinator:Xiaoguang SHAN

Dean, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of the Shanghai International College of Intellectual Property of Tongji University

  • 13:30-14:00

    Endi ZHAI CTO of Goldwind Science & Technology CO., LTD.   

  • 14:00-14:30

    Mark SNYDER Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Litigation Corporate Legal, Qualcomm Incorporated   

  • 14:30-15:00
    IP Protection and Countermeasures in the New Era

    Jessie ZHAO General Manager, IP & Legal Division, BYD Company Limited   

  • 15:00-15:30

    Zhiyong FAN Director of IPR Dept, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.   

  • 15:30-16:00

    Yi HU Vice President of ZTE   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Breakout Session 1

Enhancing IP Protection through Inter-department Collaboration

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13:30 - 17:30 A206-A208

Now China is witnessing profound and complex changes in its domestic and foreign environments. It's of great significance to comprehensively enhance IP protection and elevate IP protection to the level of national strategy, and to pool the efforts of IP protection of all the sectors so as to inspire innovation vitality and build the new development pattern. The whole-chain IP protection mechanism is being built. The Supreme People's Court and the China National Intellectual Property Administration ("CNIPA”) have built the online docking mechanism of litigation and mediation with regard to IP disputes. The Supreme People's Procuratorate has created the IP Procuratorial Office. CNIPA continues to strengthen the coordination and cooperation with public security organs and customs authorities. Therefore, how will the government departments collaborate to solve the problems faced by IP owners when defending their legitimate rights, including "difficulty in collecting evidence, long litigation period, high cost and low compensation”? All the local agencies governments make their attempt in this regard as well. China's first guidance document for strengthening IP protection across provinces has been issued. What example has this official document set in promoting the regional IP protection? This session will invite the representatives from courts, procuratorate, the CNIPA , local IP offices, public security organs and enterprises to deliberate on IP protection in terms of IP examination and granting, administrative law enforcement, judicial protection, arbitration and mediation, and industry self-discipline.
● Judicial practices of IP protection
● Social co-governance mode of IP
● Reform of trial practices related to technological IP
● Integrated judicial-administrative IP protection mechanism in the Yangtze River Delta

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Breakout Session 2

IP Driving Development of 5G Technology, 5G Empowering High-quality Development

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13:30 - 17:10 A202-205

Currently, the new economy, especially digital economy, is expanding rapidly, and are constantly spawning new industrie, new business forms and new business models. As the new generation of information and communication technology, 5G is the main arena where the world's leading communication enterprises face intense competition over patent commercialization. The application of 5G patent technologies promotes the merging of information and communication technologies with real economy, especially manufacturing industry, and generates the new digital application scenarios, thus offering a vigorous support for economic development through improving quality, efficiency and driving force.With the focuse on the protection and application of 5G patents, the breakout session will bring together experts from operators, chip manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and other enterprises involved in the 5G industry to exchange views on strategy for the enforcement of 5G SEP to seek the balance between innovation protection and commercial value. Besides, the session will explore how to leverage the construction and development of infrastructure of 5G industry chain so that the application and innovation of 5G technologies are further boosted. The session will also discuss how 5G patent commercialization contributes in the context of terminals and applications to the transformation of the traditional business models and further promotes the industrial innovation and digitalization.
●Forward-looking insight: developing 5G-based IP strategy worldwide
● In-depth discussion: Top-level design and enforcement of standard essential patents (SEP)
●Interconnection: Ways to balance innovation protection and commercialized output of 5G patents
●Coordinated development: 5G patents energizing new application context

Coordinator:Wenyu LI

Director of the Intellectual Property Center of CAICT

  • 13:30-14:00
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    Wang XIN Director of the Wireless Technology Intellectual Property Department Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.   

  • 14:00-14:30
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    Kun QIAN Senior Vice President and General Manager of Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) China   

  • 14:30-15:00
    Price Accounting Method of Enterprises' IP

    Hefa SONG Deputy Dean of the School of Intellectual Property, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Head of the Intellectual Property Research and Training (Center) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences   

  • 15:00-15:10
    Tea Break

      

  • 15:10-15:40
    Opportunities and challenges in Automotive indurstry applying cellular technology

    Yanhua LI Director of Patent Unit China, Ericsson   

  • 15:40-16:10
    Latest Developments in the FRAND Issues

    Karl YEH Legal Director of TCL Communication   

  • 16:10-16:40
    5G Era: Inheritance and Reform of Intellectual Pro

    Yuan YUE CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, Patent Attorney   

  • 16:40-17:10
    Opportunities and Challenges of the 5G Era

    Jian ZHANG Han Kun Law Offices, Partner   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Breakout Session 3

Evolution and Innovation of IP Financing

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14:00 - 16:30 A105-A107

IP monetization is a key contributor to the realization of IP value and the innovative economic development. IP operation promtes industrialization, capitalization and marketization of innovation and further inspire innovation. In China, all the provincial and municipal governments have issued diverse policies since the outbreak of the Covid-19 in a bid to encourage enterprises to reduce financing cost, ensure cash flow and create new growth drivers by granting the IP-based financing loan . How is IP capitalization and securitization boosted and a favorable IP financial environment created? As the reform of stock issuance registration system is to be launched on a full scale, the market ecosystem will be reshaped soon. How should a company construct the well-performing IP assets and evaluate its IP assets before it gets access to capital market? In the international patent market, an increasing number of financial institutions have seen the significant expansion of their IP reserves, thus implying that market entities often use their IPs as pledge. What market trend can we identify behind this practice? With the aforesaid topics as main considerations, this session will invite the representatives from enterprises, scientific research institutions, operation and service agencies and capital owners to probe into the changes of IP market in China and abroad during the post-pandemic era and tap the potentials of IP monetization
●Power of IP financing——"IP-based solutions to financial shortage" of small and micro enterprises
●New financing way: IP securitization of small and medium scientific and innovative enterprises
●Ways to best exploit IP advantages under STAR market registration system
●Interpretation of some essential IP questions in listing process
  • 14:00-14:30
    Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speech

      

  • 14:30-14:30
    Coordinator

    Min HE   

  • 14:30-15:00
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    Lisha Yu   

  • 15:00-15:30
    Intellectual Property Escorts Enterprises to the Science and Technology Innovation Board

    Gang LI CEO of Memsensing Microsystems (Suzhou, China) Co., Ltd.   

  • 15:30-16:00
    Core IP Issues Involved in Pre-IPO

    Jerry XIA GEN Law Firm, Partner   

  • 16:00-16:30
    Technical Innovation and IP Commercialization

    Jason WU Dolby, Senior IP Counsel   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Breakout Session 6

Stimulating Market Vitality by Strengthening Trademark Protection Part 1 Trademark Registration and Protection in Digital Economy

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13:30 - 17:00 A301-A303

Due to the factors including technology advancement and pandemic, digital economy has enjoyed a stronger development momentum. Along with it, a tremendous trade market is emerging, but it poses a new challenge to regulatory authorities and market entities. Digital economy introduced many new areas and new technical terms. How can the distinctiveness terms better be applied to them in the course of trademark application? How are the registration type of emerging areas selected? How can enterprises avoid those new sensitive words in the legitimate trademark registration and operation process to ensure trademark stability? In the e-commerce area, live streaming has risen to a sudden popularity. Both the platform and the producers are seeking after the best solutions. How can all the entities have their responsibilities well divided? How can the infringing commodities be quickly identified by means of rules and procedures to prevent bigger losses incurred by infringement? How is administrative law enforcement handled, and the counterfeit products crackdown process and remedial approach regulated to ensure rigorous IP protection? As the punitive damages gets more effectively implemented, innovators are better motivated to safeguard their rights. How the right compensation is determined in judicial process? The session will invite the representatives from government, people's courts, domestic and foreign companies, e-commerce platforms, trademark agencies and law firms to explore new topics related to digital economy and trademark protection.
● Trademark application and operation in the area of digital economy
● Trademark protection in live streaming mode
● Right-defending approaches and remedies at E-commerce platforms
● Promote healthy development of platform-based economy by strengthening regulation
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Coordinator:Lianfeng WANG

  • 13:30-14:00
    Trademark Registration Application and Examination in Digital Economy

    Haina WANG 国家知识产权局商标局审查管理二处副处长   

  • 14:00-14:30
    Amazon's global brand protection mechanism escorti

    Conan CHEN Amazon China/Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs   

  • 14:30-15:00
    Anti-counterfeit Measures of KOKUYO—— Focusing on E-Commerce

    Tomoko KURODA KOKUYO Co.,Ltd. Legal Affairs. Intellectual Property Group Group Manager   

  • 15:00-15:30
    Trademark and Brand Management in the Digital Age

    Fengchun ZHU ByteDance ,Trademark &Brand Management Senior Legal Counsel   

  • 15:30-16:00
    Distinctiveness of Trade Marks in the Digital Age

    GAOPING JIN SOFT IP HEAD OF ALIBABA GROUP   

  • 16:00-16:30
    TBC

    Benoît Missonne   

  • 16:30-17:00
    New Thoughts on Trademark Protection in the Era of Digital Economy

    Steven LI Managing Partner of Advance Law Firm   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference

⊙ Roundtable Discussion 1 - Organized by 反侵权

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13:30 - 15:30 A215

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⊙ Roundtable Discussion 2 - Organized by 权大师

Quality Patent-Driven Quality Innovative Development

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13:30 - 17:00 A214

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⊙ Roundtable Discussion 3

SMEs' Ways to Counter Infringements While Facing High Right Enforcement Cost

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15:50 - 17:50 A215

● How can SMEs counter infringements when right-defending cost is higher than operation cost?
● Administrative and judicial methods and approaches in defending rights
● Supportive policies for innovative SMEs and their scope of application
  • 15:50-17:50
    SMEs' Ways to Counter Infringements While Facing High Right Enforcement Cost

    Rongsen XUE No. A17-1, Jiahai Industrial Park, High-tech Zone, Xiangyang City, Hubei Province   

    Songtao XUAN Zhigui Tech;Co-founder &VP   

    IPSunShine   

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⊙ Exhibitors Presentation

Release of IP Products and Services

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13:30 - 18:00 A304-305

Release of IP Products and Services

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⊙ Roundtable Discussion 4

Analysis of Leading Biomedical Cases

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15:50 - 17:50 A214

● From the perspective of enterprises
● From the perspective of lawyers
● From the perspective of judges
  • 15:50-17:50
    Analysis of Leading Biomedical Cases

    Lily WANG Head of IP, Ascentage Pharma   

    Renjiu LI Partner, BeiJing DHH law firm   

* All programs are subject to the actual occurrence during the conference