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2017 Programme
 
Programme at a Glance
7 Dec 2017 (Day1) | 8 Dec 2017 (Day 2)
7 December 2017 (Thursday)
Main Forum
08:30 – 09:30
Halls 5F-G
Registration and Networking
09:30 – 09:45
Main Forum
Opening Session

Welcome Remarks
  • Ms Margaret Fong
    Executive Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Opening Remarks
  • The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
09:45 – 10:50
Main Forum
Plenary Session I – Evolving IP Policy in the Innovation Era

The growing imminence of innovation in a converging world moves IP further up the policy agenda. Global filing activities for IP have increased in recent years, particularly on the Chinese mainland. Under the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court regime, US patent reform, China Patent law amendment and with the effect of Trump’s presidency on IP policy priorities, what’s next for the global policy landscape? In this Policy Dialogue, worldwide IP and Patent Offices will discuss their analysis and insights on the changing landscape, and how it will continue empower innovative hubs.
10:50 – 11:20
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:30
Main Forum
Plenary Session II – Crafting a Comprehensive IP Strategy for the New World Order

Attributed to the broadening role of IP, the strategic use of IP in a more holistic approach has been a notable trend for value creation. Seated at the heart of a business, IP strategy is advertently aligned with the overall business priorities to ensure vital assets are managed in the most effective way. IP leaders from multinational corporations which own a vast IP Portfolio will share how they stay abreast of the ever-increasing complexity of the IP landscape and effectively integrate IP into their global business strategy.

Speakers:
  • Mr Toshimoto Mitomo
    Corporate Executive, Intellectual Property and Mid-to-Long-Term Business Development, Sony Corporation
  • Mr Gustav Brismark
    Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Ericsson
12:30 – 14:15
Convention Hall
Keynote Luncheon

Keynote Speaker:
  • The Hon Edward Yau Tang-wah, GBS, JP
    Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  IP for Business Practices IP Legal Tips Industry-specific IP Quick Guide to
IP Basics
14:30 – 16:00
Halls 5F-G
Brand Defence Dispute Resolution on IP
(Co-organised with Department of Justice, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)
Session
Co-organised with The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
(AIPPI)
IP Manager Training Programme
(Co-organised with Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR)

*Extra admission fee are required for this session. Please visit HERE for more information.
16:00 – 16:30
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00
Halls 5F-G
Session co-organised with Innovation and Technology Development Office of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Session Co-organised with the Law Society of Hong Kong The Trend of Film Adaptation
(co-organised with China Daily)
8 December 2017 (Friday)
Plenary Session
09:00 – 09:30
Halls 5F-G
Registration and Networking Quick Guide to
IP Basics
09:30 – 10:30
Halls 5F-G
Global Tech Summit – The Revolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence is reshaping the world, disrupting every industry and transforming how human work and live. Human-machine interaction is unavoidably proliferating and AI will become indispensable to a diverse range of businesses, changing the business games profoundly. At the Summit, world renowned sharp minds and Asian industry pioneers will share their business intelligence to inspire you and invite you to get well prepared for the next wave of AI revolution.

Part I : Revolution and Vision of AI : Insights from Global Thought Leaders

IP Manager Training Programme
(Co-organised with Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR)

*Extra admission fee are required for this session. Please visit HERE for more information.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Global Tech Summit – The Revolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Part II : Meet with Asian Industry Pioneers

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  IP for Business Practices IP Market Insight Quick Guide to IP Basics
14:00 – 15:30
Halls 5F-G
Session co-organised with Licensing Executives Society China, Hong Kong Sub-Chapter (LESC) Market insight on Belt & Road
(tbc)
IP Manager Training Programme
(Co-organised with Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR)

*Extra admission fee are required for this session. Please visit HERE for more information.
15:30 – 16:00
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30
Halls 5F-G
Digital Media and IP Management Trend

(Co-organised with the HK Computer Society and Asia Pacific Creative Industry Association(APCIA))
Session co-organised with United States-China Intellectual Property Institute
(USCIPI)

** Note: All programmes are subject to change without prior notice