May 16th, 2012
14:00 - 14:30 Registration
14:30 - 14:45 Welcome and introduction by the organisers
14:45 - 15:05 Introduction to the IP Bureau services and application process
Mr. Minghua Yan, Suzhou Industrial Park Intellectual Property Division
15:05 - 15:35 How to enforce your intellectual property rights in China
Davide Follador, Franzosi, Dal Negro and Setti Law Firm
15:35 - 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 - 16:10 Case Studies
Tom Meyer, General Manager, Lauterbach Technologies
16:10 - 16:30 Q&A, Davide Follador
16:30 - 17:30 IPR One-On-One Consultation Sessions
168 Xinggang Street, Suzhou Industrial Park
Free of charge for European SMEs
Please register by emailing email@example.com, and also put firstname.lastname@example.org in CC, including the name and date of the event in the subject line and your company information.
China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with China IPR SME Helpdesk, Dusa - European Association Suzhou, has the pleasure to invite you to a seminar to be held in Suzhou on 16th May, 2012.
Many companies that are active on the Chinse market find that their product, trademark or know-how has been copied or used by another company for profit. Companies often believe that these infringements are part of the business environment in China, and that it would be too difficult and expensive to take actions to stop the infringers. The China IPR SME Helpdesk and Dusa are delighted to invite you to a seminar which will addres the following issues:
• Learn about the impact infringement can have on your business and how to spot infringement
• Gain insight in the different options available to stop infringement and learn how to protect your business
• Listen to real life case studies
• Receive practical advice from a China IPR expert and have the opportunity to attend a one-on-one consultation session on your individual questions
Davide Follador has been practicing as attorney since 2001 and has extensive experience in the fields of intellectual property and commercial law. Follador specialises in Chinese commercial law and intellectual property law, and has been focusing on the Italian-Chinese business law scenario since 2007. He has a good understanding and experience of the Chinese economic environment and has handled cases in the automotive, electronics, food, luxury goods and other industries. Davide Follador gives legal advice to both Italian and international companies about patents, trademarks, geographical indications, copyright, unfair competition, licensing and online IPR. He is experienced in both out-of-court proceedings and court litigation.
After cooperating with major IP law firms in Italy and serving as officer in the Italian Police, Davide Follador is currently in charge of the China Desk of Franzosi, Dal Negro, Setti Law Firm, operating in Beijing and Shanghai. He is a frequent speaker on seminars for local companies and administrative bodies on the subject of intellectual property. He also acts as a tutor at the Beijing School of Government.
One-On-One Consultation Sessions
If you would like to receive confidential one-on-one advice about your China IPR, sign up for a free, 20-minute consultation with our qualified IP lawyer. To ensure you have a chance to meet with the expert, please book your session in advance by indicating your interest when you register. The IPR one-on-one consultation is open to European SMEs on a first-come, first-served basis. Any information you provide to the China IPR SME Helpdesk with be treated as confidential.
Registration and cancellation
China IPR SME Helpdesk events are available to European Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and SME intermediary organisations such as embassies or consulates, chambers of commerce and trade associations ONLY. China IPR SME Helpdesk events are closed to law firms and consultants who offer IPR services. If you meet the criteria and would like to attend please register by emailing email@example.com with the name and date of the event in the subject line and your company information. You will receive a confirmation email. Because places are limited, in the case of unexpected cancellations please inform the Helpdesk as soon as possible.
Crowne Plaza Suzhou, 168 Xinggang Street, Suzhou Industrial Park