IP Key China will partner with CAASA (China Anti-infringement and Anti-counterfeiting Innovation Strategic Alliance) in the organisation of the 2018 China-EU Conference on Innovation and Online IP Protection, which will take place in the Xiamen International Conference Centre (Fujian province) between 3-5 November 2018.
The themes of the conference are “Innovation ＆ Online IP Right Protection”, with emphasis on the protection of IP Rights in the online environment, promotion of collaboration between Chinese and European IP Right owners and intermediaries in the development of international best practices.
This conference will consist of one plenary session, an exhibition and several thematic forums, featuring: IP Right Protection in the context of the Belt & Road initiative ; China’s E-commerce Law Reform; Experience Sharing on IP Right Protection Online; Prevention of Counterfeiting Through Non-legislative Tools; Proactive Measures by Platforms; Blockchain, AI, big data in IP Right Protection Online; Traceability and Verification of Counterfeits; Protection of Trade Secrets; China-EU SMEs’ Exchange on IP Right Issues and Possible Solutions and IP Right evaluation etc..
The conference will also include an interactive exhibition area showcasing industrial practices.
600-800 people including the representatives of government departments, international organisations and diplomatic missions, IP Right owners, service providers, well-known domestic and foreign academic and industry representatives are expected to participate in this event.
On the margins of the event, IP Key China and CAASA will hold an IP Café on 6th November in cooperation with Xiamen University School of Law, as a venue for academic discussions around the new E-Commerce Law of China.