On April 12, 2022, the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce, the EU-China Business Association and the China IP SME Helpdesk are organizing a webinar that will focus on IP Practices in R&D Activities, which will take place from 10h00 AM to 11h15 AM CEST.

Developing an Intellectual Property (IP) strategy is a critical consideration for European SMEs expanding in China, which also applies to research and development (R&D) activities. As outcome of R&D, new intellectual property is being created so a company’s IPRs need to be clearly defined. European SMEs may run into problems navigating the ins and outs of ownership of IP.

The China IP SME Helpdesk will provide an online training on the best practices to avoid disputes over IP during joint R&D activities.


10h00 - 10h05: Welcome remarks and introduction of the China IP SME Helpdesk – Alessandra Capriglia, Project Manager, China IP SME Helpdesk

10h05 - 10h10: Introduction to Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and to the EU-China Business Association - Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

10h10 - 11h00: IP Protection in China when running R&D activities – Jari E. Vepsäläinen – China IP SME Helpdesk

11h00 - 11h15: Q&A

Date: 12.04.2022
Location: Online
Price members: Free
Price non members: Free
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