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Date: 29/10/2013 - 29/10/2013
Where: Agoria, Brussels
Type: FCCC events
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Agoria, in cooperation with the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC), organized an IPR Conference on 29 October 2013 in Brussels. The conference was held in cooperation with FIT, BIE, AWEX, BCECC, FCCC, Belgian Chambers, CCIBW, CCIBV and EU China IPR SME Helpdesk.


The conference provided updated information on general IPR protection in China plus a focus on trademark registration, protection and litigation in China, as well as information on how to protect IPR in China and in Asean countries, manage intellectual assets and use the Chinese and Asean IP systems to enforce IPR rights effectively. The testimonial speakers shared their experiences of IP protection and enforcement in China, and gave practical tips on achieving the results required to do business effectively in China. An info folder was also distributed. Following a welcome word on behalf of all organizers by Francis Walschot, Director Regulations & Standardization, Agoria, speakers included Simon Cheetham and Joao Miranda de Sousa, European Commission IPR China SME Helpdesk experts; Fred Liu, Lawyer, Barco China; and Marc Messely, Group Industrial Property Manager, Bekaert. René Branders, President of Agoria International IPR Work Group, made the closing remarks. The event was concluded by a networking drink.