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IP and Tech Transfer Issues in China: Trends & Developments

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IP and Tech Transfer Issues in China: Trends & Developments

Time: August 1, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: Sullivan Conference Center, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Street: 701 Ilalo Street
City/Town: Honolulu
Website or Map: http://ipttchina.eventbrite.c…
Event Type: event
Organized By: HiBEAM
Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2014

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ISSUES IN CHINA: TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

A TALK BY LOKE-KHOON TAN, PARTNER, 
BAKER & MCKENZIE HONG KONG/CHINA

Sullivan Conference Center, University of Hawaii Cancer Center,

701 Ilalo Street, Honolulu, HI 96813

Foreign IP owners and businesses are often wary of doing business in/with China because of the risk of IP piracy and loss of technology and trade secrets. This fear has to be properly balanced against the golden opportunities that are open to all who venture into the Chinese marketplace. While the protection of IPR in China has shown modest improvements in recent years, the vast majority of companies— 98 percent—still say IPR enforcement is a major concern for them. Loke-Khoon has spent the last 25 years counseling and advising IP MNC clients how to navigate the Chinese IP system, to avoid the pitfalls of piracy. He will provide some insights into how to manage these commercial expectations and to leverage on the good, bad and ugly of the Chinese IP system.

This event is presented by HiBEAM and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. We thank the University of Hawaii System Office of the Vice-President of Research and Innovation for their support.

To register, please go to http://ipttchina.eventbrite.com.

LOKE-KHOON TAN is a partner and head of Baker & McKenzie’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in Hong Kong and China. He is a member of the IP Global Steering Committee and heads the Asia Pacific Region IP Group. Mr. Tan's practice focuses specially on intellectual property law in the People’s Republic of China, with particular emphasis on the structuring of intellectual property rights and anti-counterfeiting planning in the area of trademarks, patents, copyright, trade names, computer software, passing-off, unfair competition, designs, labeling laws, food, drug and health regulations, consumer, media and advertising laws. With the new economy, his practice also encompasses domain name, Internet, social media and technology laws.

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