De Clercq & Partners x Agio seminar: your IP in China

19 September 2019

De Clercq & Partners is delighted to be joining forces with Agio Capital & Business Solutions for an engaging seminar on life sciences and IP enforcement in China.

Throughout this informative symposium, several leading IP professionals from China and Belgium will be shedding light on key aspects and pitfalls of IP in China, the importance of a well-thought-out IP strategy on a global level as well as today's situation, and the developments we can expect in the future. Strategy and possible measures against bad faith trademark applications and counterfeiting in China will also be addressed. 



Thursday September 19, 2019


Brussels Information Place (BIP)
Rue Royale 2-4
1000 Brussels, Belgium


14.00h: Registration

14.30hWelcome and introduction
Henk Joos, Director Life Sciences, Healthcare & Agriculture - Agio (BE)

14.50hIP in China from a European and US perspective, incl. the differences, bad faith trade mark applications (hacking) and means to redress, and anti-counterfeiting measures through customs
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner - De Clercq & Partners (BE)
Joost Muylle, Trademark and Design Attorney - De Clercq & Partners (BE)

15.10hExperiences in IP protection to enter Chinese market
Michael De Decker, General Manager - EMTI (BE)

15.40h: Coffee break

16.00hIP in China: status quo today
Jay Sha, Senior Partner - Liu, Shen & Associates (CN)

16.30h: IP in China: what can we expect in the future?
Jay Sha, Senior Partner - Liu, Shen & Associates (CN)

17.00h: Networking reception



Registration is free of charge but subscription is mandatory. Please contact us via email to register.