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Session 2: Protecting companies’ IP in the New Global Economic Turmoil


13 October 2020, 15:00 - 17:00 (GMT+8)



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  • Dr Francis Law
    - Chairman, International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI)
    - President, Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN)

Speakers and Topics:

Resolving IP and technology disputes outside of courts with WIPO Mediation and Arbitration

  • Mr Adam Rattray
    - Head, Information and External Relations Section, World Intellectual Property Organization Office (WIPO)

Trends in the Development of International Intellectual Property

  • Mr Lyu Guoliang
    - Consultant,World Intellectual Property OrganizationOffice (WIPO) in China

SMEs-Knowing your IP rights first before exercising them

  • Dr Rajesh Sharma
    - Senior Lecturer, Justice and Legal Studies, RMIT
    - Adjunct Professor, Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN)

The importance and challenges for SMEs of trade secrets and industrial data protection, and Dispute Resolution mechanisms

  • Prof Jacques de Werra
    - Professor, Law School of the University of Geneva
    - Director, Digital Law Center, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva


Special thanks to seminar support organizations

According to alphabetical order

  • CGICP-Jewellery Technology Academy (真品溯源珠寶技術研究院)
  • Eagle IP
  • Guangdong Intellectual Property Society
  • Hong Kong Intellectual Property Advisory Service
  • Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • InvestHK
  • Macau Mediation Association
  • National Copyright Trading Base (Yuexiu district)
  • National Brand and Innovation (Guangzhou) Base
  • The people's mediation committees - Shenzhen Lo Wu Jewellery Industry
  • Trade and Industry Department -SME Support and Consultation Center (SUCCESS)
  • Zhuhai Hengqin Huafa Qixian Intellectual Property Service Co., Ltd.