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Intellectual Property Forum GBA 2022

Empowering your IP knowledge on Art Tech and Health Care!

We are turning our annual Intellectual Property Forums into an expanded, flagship event named "Intellectual Property Forum GBA" this year. The theme of 2022 is copyright, trade marks, and patent protection for Art Tech and Health Care development. Join this great opportunity to learn from our prestigious speakers and exchange ideas through interactive activities.

   ◾  What is Hong Kong New Patent System?
   ◾  How do trade marks protect brands in Metaverse?
   ◾  What copyright issues do art tech creators need to pay special attention to?
   ◾  What measures can art tech creators take to enhance the protection of their own copyright?
   ◾  Explore patent & copyright law in China, seizing opportunities in GBA

Date & Time: 26th May 2022 (Thu), 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  27th May 2022 (Fri), 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Online via Zoom
The Forum will be conducted in English with simultaneous interpretations services available in Putonghua
論壇將以英語進行,並提供普通話即時傳譯服務
Interpretation Service provided by a HKBU student-led interpreting company: Inter-Link
Registration will be open on May 11, 2022 (Wed).

Programme



Opening Speech
9:30am - 9:35am Mr. WONG Fuk Loi, David, JP,
Director of Intellectual Property,
The Government of the HKSAR

Dr. XU Jian, Claudia,
Vice Rector (Administrator),
University of Macau
Copyright and patent in Hong Kong
9:35am - 10:15am Copyright and education

Miss Gigi CHUNG, Senior Solicitor, Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR
10:15am - 10:50am Original grant patent system

Mr. Joseph YEUNG, Senior Solicitor, Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR
Pharmaceutical patenting in China – how is it different from other jurisdictions?
10:50am - 11:45am Pharmaceutical patenting in China – how is it different from other jurisdictions?

Dr. Oliver LUTZE, Country Manager, China,Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) in Beijing
Big data & biomedical patents
11:45am - 12:30pm Big data analysis of biomedical patents

Prof. Yuanjia HU, Associate Professor, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau


Trade marks and the metaverse
9:30am - 10:30am Trade marks and the metaverse

Mr. Joerg SOSNA, Principal, Trade Marks, Spruson & Ferguson
Empowering your copyright knowledge
10:30am - 12:00pm Copyright and creative commons for creators: art tech in the spotlight

Prof. Alice LEE, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law,The University of Hong Kong

Speakers

Miss Gigi CHUNG

Miss Gigi CHUNG

Senior Solicitor
Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR

Miss Gigi Chung is a Senior Solicitor of the Intellectual Property Department (IPD). She is currently in the Advisory Team of the IPD. Her main duties include providing civil legal advice on IP matters to government bureaux and departments. ...more

Mr. Joseph YEUNG

Mr. Joseph YEUNG

Senior Solicitor
Intellectual Property Department, The Government of the HKSAR

Mr. Joseph Yeung is a Senior Solicitor of the Intellectual Property Department (IPD). He is currently in the Patent and Designs Team of the IPD. His main duties include assisting the team on matters concerning patents and designs and ...more

Dr. Oliver LUTZE

Dr. Oliver LUTZE

Country Manager, China
Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) in Beijing

Oliver Lutze received a doctoral degree in Chemistry from the University of Muenster, in 1997 and then was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan, U.S.A. ...more

Prof. Yuanjia HU

Prof. Yuanjia HU

Associate Professor
Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau

Dr. Yuanjia Hu is an Associate Professor and Programme Coordinator of Medicinal Administration in the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau and Associate Head of the Department of Public Health and Medicinal Administration ...more

Mr. Joerg SOSNA

Mr. Joerg SOSNA

Principal, Trade Marks
Spruson & Ferguson

Joerg has over 10 years’ experience in intellectual property law in Hong Kong, China and Macao, specializing in all aspects of Trademarks, Designs and related laws including portfolio management, clearance, prosecution, opposition, revocation, transactions, licensing and rights enforcement ...more

Prof. Alice LEE

Prof. Alice LEE

Associate Professor
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Alice LEE, LLB (HKU) and BCL (Oxford), is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong, specializing in Property law and Intellectual Property ("IP") education, and a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE (formerly the UK Higher ...more

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