Business of IP Asia Forum
Be part of the region’s leading event for the intellectual property industry, happening in Hong Kong next month.
16 November 2015
WHAT: BIP Asia is the region’s anchor IP event, linking IP owners, buyers and sellers, R&D professionals, finance and legal intermediaries, industry associations and design and technology practitioners from around the world.
WHEN: 3-4 December 2015
WHO: Entrepreneurs/practitioners from technology/brand/design-related industries; manufacturers, particularly from the Chinese mainland; brand or IP creators/owners; corporate decision-makers; technology licensing agents/companies; business advisors/consultants; investment banks, venture capitalists and angel investors; legal, litigation, brand valuation and patent rating professionals; academics/researchers in IP or IP-related areas; industry associations; chambers of commerce and relevant government officials should attend this one-of-a kind event.
More than 80 speakers will attend this year’s BIP Asia Forum, including Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization; Miguel Ángel Margáin, Chair, Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation; John LaBarre, Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, Google Inc; and Ben Wang, Head Patent, China, Unilever.
Over 2,000 people are expected to attend the two-day event, which will feature three plenary sessions and more than 15 breakout sessions. An exhibition will also showcase IP services from more than 80 companies.
WHY: Hong Kong is one of the world’s top-three largest IPO fund-raising markets and Asia’s largest venture capital centre. With its robust legal and IP regimes and efficient services, Hong Kong has created a solid business environment for overseas IP companies.
Participants will discuss the latest developments in the IP world and explore business collaboration opportunities. The forum will focus on the trade aspects of IP, especially buy-sell, monetisation and licensing, through a special programme designed to connect IP players, and help participants explore new business through networking and sharing sessions.
WHERE: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
HOW: The registration form is available to download.
- Hong Kong