2014 PIAC

The 5th Patent Information Annual Conference of China (PIAC) held in the China National Convention Centre came to a successful end on September 12th, 2014. It is the largest and most comprehensive event yet attracted as many as 2,100 visitors, 52 exhibitors, and 61 speakers. The 2-days-conference of the PIAC 2014 included the Plenary Sessions, 5 Breakout Sessions, 2 Trainings, 2 Roundtables, and 10 Exhibitor Workshops.

>>Plenary Session


Corporate IP Management Practices

This breakout session talks about in-house IP operation, to explore corporations, as the major source of innovation, how they manage and operate their IPs.

>>Breakout Session

Patent Issues Faced with Chinese Corporation Going Global

This breakout session talks about patent issues that may face Chinese corporations when going aboard and what IP methods can safeguard their globalization process, thereby taking the lead in competition.

>>Breakout Session

Patent Information Products and Services

This breakout session focuses on the latest foreign patent system innovation and patent information services where we invited patent celebrities from abroad.

>>Breakout Session

Protection of Patent Rights

This forum will discuss the status quo of damages for patent infringement, and analyze difficulties in the implementation of punitive damages, and issues that may arise when determining the punitive damages.

>>Breakout Session

Exhibitor Seminar

This open forum provides a platform for exhibitors to communicate and share IP experiences

>>Breakout Session

Patent Operation

The first half focused on the status-quo and trend of patent monetization in China from across the industry chain; the second half will deal with evolving NPEs.

>>Breakout Session