2018 Intellectual Property Protection in China: Overview, Analysis and Forecasts

May 10, 2018



On around the 26 April 2018, the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office and the Chinese Supreme People’s Court publish the white paper on IP Protection in 2017. The White Paper is rich of information on statistics, legislation and policy. A correct and in-depth understanding of the document is very important to comprehend the status quo and the further evolution in the country.

The CCIFC IP Working Group organizes this annual synthesis conference for French and other foreign companies in China. Invited distinguished experts will give comments and advice regarding.

- statistics on trademark and patent applications and on cases concerning enforcement of IP by judicial and administrative procedures,

- important legislation and policy of Chinese government and Supreme Court,

- important cases of the year. 

The topics and speakers are as follows: 

Topic 1:
What we should know from the statistics on trademark and patent applications and on enforcement cases of IP?
Presented by Mr. Xiangjian YING

Topic 2:
What are the important IP laws and policies adopted in 2017, how they are to be applied and what will come next?
Presented by Prof. Xiuting YUAN

Topic 3:
The most important IP cases in 2017: what are the impacts?
Presented by Mr. Liu Daochen


Mr. Xiangjian YING
Vice President of IPHouse, Director of IPHouse Thinktank,
IP House

IP House is a database company specialized in intellectual property research, consultation and analysis. Mr. Ying was President of the intellectual property tribunal of Zhejiang Province High Court before he joined IPHouse in 2017. He has 27 year experience as IP judge in Zhejiang province, one of the most dynamic regions for economic development and IP protection. 

Prof. Xiuting YUAN
Tongji University

Vice-president of China National IP Strategy Research Center (Shanghai), Counsel member of One belt one road (Shanghai) law center, Counsel member of Law & Technology center, Arbitrator and mediator of several cities in China. Mr. Yuan has worked for 9 years in the IP tribunal of Shanghai No.2 Intermediate Court.

Liu Daochen
PRC Lawyer
Handing Law firm

Liu Daochen is a well-known PRC lawyer with 20-year experience in the field of IP litigation. For one of his clients, he obtained the largest damage ever awarded for patent infringement in China (RMB 157.5 mln, i.e. EUR 21 mln). Daochen will share insights from his extensive experience regarding obtaining compensation for IP infringement in PRC courts.



Feng Shujie
Senior IP Counsellor,Law Professor

Feng Shujie is professor and senior counsellor at LLR-HD, a Paris-headquartered European IP firm with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. Shujie has rich experience in advising companies on the protection of intellectual property. With a Ph.D. of Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Shujie is also Vice-President of the Trademark Case-Law Committee of the Supreme Court.

Séverin Mélès
Managing Director
Vidon (Shanghai) IP Law Group

Severin Meles is an IP counsel at Vidon IP Law Group, a French-headquartered IP boutique with several offices across Europe and Asia. Severin is involved in all kinds of IP-related cases (invention patents, design patents, trademarks, copyright).



Date: Thursday 10th of May 2018
Time: From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Venue: CCI France Chine Shanghai
Language: English



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