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2016 Programme
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Programme at a Glance
1 Dec 2016 (Day 1) | 2 Dec 2016 (Day 2)
1 December 2016 (Thursday)
Main Forum
08:30 – 09:30
Halls 5F-G
Registration and Networking
09:30 – 10:00
Main Forum
Opening Session

Welcome Remarks
Opening Remarks
  • Ms Wang Binying
    Deputy Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Mr Yi Xiaozhun
    Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization
  • Mr Deng Yingjun
    Deputy Director General, Office of General Affairs of Patent Office, State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China
10:00 – 11:00
Main Forum
Plenary Session I – Growth and Opportunities: The Next IP Development in Asia

Some global indexes indicate that the trend of IP creation shifts towards Asia, underlying the region’s growing influence on the future IP development. In the innovation era, what will be the next IP trend in Asia that the multinational companies envision? IP leaders in this session will also discuss how they analyse the trend to formulate effective IP strategies in the uncertain business environment.

Moderator
Speakers
  • Dr Song Liuping
    Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Dr Uwe Over
    Corporate Vice President, Head of IP and Associate General Counsel Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
11:00 – 11:20
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:15
Corporate Stage, Exhibition Area
Ensure Your Success in Patenting: Recommendations from a Former Patent Examiner
(Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics)
11:20 – 12:30
Main Forum
Plenary Session II – The Future is Open: Managing and Commercialising IP Assets

While a lot of innovation is still being driven within the company, there is a growing advocacy of open innovation which might lead to more interdisciplinary collaboration and opportunities. Several senior IP representatives from top-notch technology companies will shed light on the ways to facilitate product development by open innovation, but at the same time sustaining competitiveness and market share.

Moderator
Speakers
  • Mr Roger Martin
    Senior Vice President and Chief IP Strategist, Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Mr Kenneth S. Korea
    Senior Vice President and Head of US IP Center, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
  • Dr Udo Meyer, DE
    Senior Vice President and Head of Global Intellectual Property, BASF SE
12:30 – 14:15
Convention Hall
Keynote Luncheon – “IP and Innovation – Together We Transform and Transcend”

Keynote Speaker
  • The Hon Gregory So, GBS, JP
    Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  IP Practical Tips IP Market Insight Global Tech Summit Quick Guide to
IP Basics
14:30 – 16:00
Halls 5F-G
IP Portfolio Management Chinese mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong – IP Strategies for Going International
(Co-organised with The Association of Corporate Patent Executives)
(14:30-17:30)
Welcome Remarks

Opening Speech

Breakthrough
Technologies: Latest Trends and Developments-Part I

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Hong Kong as the Technology and Innovation Hub in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

Breakthrough Technologies: Latest Trends and Developments-Part II

Panel Discussion and Q&A
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
16:00 – 16:30
Corporate Stage, Exhibition Area
Introduction to WIPO’s Global Services for Protecting Intellectual Property
(Sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO))
16:30 – 18:00
Halls 5F-G
Technology Dilemma: Home-grown or Imported?
(Co-organised with Licensing Executives Society China, Hong Kong Sub-Chapter)
IP Trends and Developments in Asia Pacific
2 December 2016 (Friday)
Plenary Session
09:00 – 09:30
Halls 5F-G
Registration and Networking
09:30 – 10:30
Halls 5F-G
Plenary Session III –
Looking into China’s 13th Five-Year Plan: New Opportunities in the Innovation Era
The 13th Five-Year Plan makes innovation the primary driver of economic development. Efforts have to be made by companies to enhance R&D as well as to target advanced technologies and smart manufacturing. In this session, audiences could get a clearer picture of the Plan and its possible impact to the innovation and IP strategies of large corporations and SMEs from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong or overseas.


Moderator
  • Dr Claudia Xu
    Director, Technology Transfer Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Speakers
  • Mr Yang Guoxin
    Deputy Division Director, Planning and Statistics Division of Planning and Development Department, State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China
  • Mr Wang Yueping
    Deputy Managing Director, Energy Service Division, CGN CLP Energy Services (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
  • Mr Danny Ng
    Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Altai Technologies Limited
10:30 – 11:00
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Corporate Stage, Exhibition Area Introduction to WIPO's Global Services for Protecting Intellectual Property
(Sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO))
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  IP Practical Tips IP Market Insight Industry-specific IP Quick Guide to
IP Basics
11:00 – 12:30
Halls 5F-G
Social Media Law and IP Issues Relating to 3D Printing
(Co-organised with The Law Society of Hong Kong)
(11:00 – 12:00)
Roundtable Meeting on IP Cooperation and Development under the Belt and Road Initiative

(By Invitation Only)
 
 
(12:00 – 13:00)
AsiaIPEX Strategic Partnership Signing Ceremony

(By Invitation Only)
Partnering with Universities and Research Institutions in the Era of Open Innovation
(Co-organised with Innovation and Technology Development Office of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
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.
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:00
Halls 5F-G
Resolution of IP Disputes – Recent Developments
(Co-organised with Department of Justice, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)
Strategic IP Management in China’s Film and Creative Industries
(Co-organised with China Daily)
Fashion and IP: New Materials and Technology Applications
(Co-orgnaised with Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel)
16:00 - 16:30
Halls 5F-G
Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00
Halls 5F-G
IP Financing:
Global Success Models and the Roadmap for Hong Kong

Brexit and IP: Impacts and Implications Start-ups and IP Business Opportunities
(Co-organised with Technology Incubation Network)

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