Dec 02,2020

Wanhuida Partner moderates session at IPBC Shenzhen

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IPBC Shenzhen, which is a virtual IAM event, is held on 1stand 2ndDecember 2020. The packed bilingual virtual event comprise two keynote addresses and four sessions spread over two days, with its discussions focusing on the core themes of IP value creation and strategic corporate IP best practice from both a domestic and an international standpoint.

The keynote addresses are“Examining how the age of IoT and 5G has shaped SEP licensing”and“Managing priorities: how corporate IP strategies have progressed over time”respectively given by Jason Ding, Huawei’s Head of IP and Brett Alten, Chief IP Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

The event features 4 sessions of“Global litigation update”, “Commercialising innovation”,“Building and managing a corporate IP function”and“What's next in intellectual property?”.

In the“Building and managing a corporate IP function”session, an expert panel elaborates on how IP departments balance priorities and allocate limited resources in syncing an organisation’s legal and business strategies. Panelists dissect the following matters in their speech:

  • Putting together a best-in-class team, James Collison, Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, Asia-Pacific, Mastercard
  • Managing internal relationships, Jeff Holman, IP Strategy Counsel, HZO
  • Analysing the patent landscape, making cost-effective portfolio decisions, Keiji Ushijima, Senior Director, IP Department, Tianma Microelectronics

Jason Yao, Partner and Management Committee Member of Wanhuida Intellectual Property, moderates the session.