QBPC and IP Key China will co-host the 2023 EU-China Forum on Criminal IP Enforcement, which will take place on 18-19 October 2023 at the Sheraton Nanchang Hotel.


Distinguished guests to be invited include representatives from the Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuratorate, Ministry of Public Security, State Administration for Market Regulation, General Administration of Customs, China National Intellectual Property Administration, National Copyright Administration, local People's Courts, People's Procuratorates and Public Security Bureaus, diplomatic missions in China, EU enforcement experts, trade associations as well as QBPC's member companies.

If you are interested in, please register before Oct.9th, 2023 | 12noon (Beijing Time).


Date: October 18-19, 2023

Venue: 4F, Ballroom A+B at Sheraton Nanchang Hotel (No.1669 Hong Gu Middle Avenue, Hong Gu Tan District, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province, China)

Hotel Room: group rate RMB 600net/night (incl. service charge, tax and breakfast).

Online Option: the online Meeting Link will be sent to the participants who chosen "attend online" in a separate email before the meeting

Simultaneous Interpretation: available for subject forum

Agenda

2

00PM

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2

30PM

Registration

4F, Ballroom A+B Foyer

2

30PM

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2

45PM

Opening Remarks

Host: Peter Yang, QBPC Best Practices/Enforcement Committee Chair (Eaton)

Michael Ding, CAEFI Vice Chair, QBPC Chair (ABB)

Gyta Berasnevičiūtė-Singh, Project Leader, IP Key China

2

45PM

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3

45PM

Keynote Speeches

Song Jianli, Deputy Director, Intellectual Property Prosecution Office, Supreme People's Procuratorate of P.R.C (SPP)

Xu Changhai, Senior Judge III, Head of General Office, the 3rd Civil Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court of P.R.C (SPC)

Zhou Yong, Director of the Law Enforcement and Inspection Bureau of the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)

Wang Xiaohu, Deputy Director-general, Department of IP Protection of China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)

National Copyright Administration--TBD

Jiangxi Provincial Public Security Department (confirmed, speaker TBD)

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or EU Delegation to China (online, TBD)

Uwe Hoellein, Head of Customs Liaison Office to China, Embassy of Germany (online, TBD)

3

45PM

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3

50PM

4

20PM

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5

50PM

Panel 1: International Collaboration & Exchange on the Criminal Enforcement of IP

Moderator: Frank Liu, QBPC Patent and Innovation Committee Chair (Emerson)

Speakers:
Morten Kruse, Minister Counsellor, Head of Trade, Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark
Gabriel Tsekov, Driver of EMPACT IP Crime, Counterfeiting of Goods and Currencies, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
Cai Ye, Deputy Chief Captain of the Food, Drug & Environmental Crime Investigation Division of Shanghai Public Security Bureau
Philips --TBD
Scholar/Brand Owner

6

00PM

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8

00PM

Working Dinner

4F, Ballroom C

8

30AM

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9

00AM

Registration

4F, Ballroom A+B Foyer

9

00AM

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10

30AM

Panel 2: New Trends and Challenges in the Criminal Enforcement of IP

Moderator: Bai Yajun, Chair of IPR Working Group, European Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC)

Speakers:
Lu Chuan, Prosecutor of the Fourth Procuratorate Department, Shanghai People’s Procuratorate, Deputy Director of the Intellectual Property Office
Stephen Lu, Director for Trademarks, Adidas
Annick Wang, QBPC Internet Committee Chair (TWE)
Elliot Papageorgiou, Head of IP Strategy – China, Gowling WLG

11

00AM

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12

30PM

Panel 3: Best Practice Sharing and Discussion on Criminal IP Enforcement

Moderator: Wang Yi, QBPC Best Practices/Enforcement Committee Vice Chair (Budweiser)

Speakers:
Food, Drug and Environment Crime Investigation Division of Shandong Provincial Public Security Bureau --TBD
Jiangmen Court or Food, Drug and Environment Crime Investigation Division of Jiangmen Provincial Public Security Bureau --TBD
Gabriel Tsekov, Driver of EMPACT IP Crime, Counterfeiting of Goods and Currencies, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
Colonel t.ISSMI Salvatore Paiano, Economic and Financial Police Attaché, Embassy of Italy
Michael Yu, QBPC Legal Committee Chair (Unilever)

12

30PM

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2

30PM

Lunch Break

4F, Ballroom C

2

30PM

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4

00PM

Panel 4: Opportunities and Challenges in Criminal IP Enforcement

Moderator: Elliot Papageorgiou, Vice Chair of IPR Working Group, European Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC)

Speakers:
Wang Xiaodong, Captain, Intellectual Property Detachment, Food & Drug Crime Investigation Division of Liaoning Provincial Public Security Bureau
Illian Mrabet, Customs Counsellor Office, Embassy of France
Gabriel Tsekov, Driver of EMPACT IP Crime, Counterfeiting of Goods and Currencies, Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria
Wilfrid Rogé, Head of Anti-Falsification, Trademarks and Fight Against Falsification, Servier (online)

4

00PM

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4

15PM

Closing Remarks

Michael Ding, CAEFI Vice Chair, QBPC Chair (ABB)
Gyta Berasnevičiūtė-Singh, Project Leader, IP Key China

Tickets

Sponsors and Partners

Co-Organizer

Contact Us

For the guest invited by QBPC: if you have any questions please contact Lilian LIU at [email protected]

For the guest invited by IP Key: if you have any questions please contact Sonia SANG at [email protected]