Date: 31Oct 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (Thursday)


How can IP play a role to maximise your opportunities while managing the risks arising from the Belt & Road Initiative and ‘China Manufacturing Initiative 2025-50’ (China Manufacturing) especially in light of the ongoing US-China Trade Disputes?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious and significant economic project in the world today. The Belt and Road Initiative currently spans more than 65 countries, representing over 65 per cent of the world’s population and a third of global GDP. The Belt and Road Initiative is redrawing the global trade, infrastructure and logistics landscape; and of course also the IP landscape.

Elliot will discuss the changing business landscape in the context of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and China Manufacturing, to discover the challenges and opportunities for multinational enterprises in today’s intellectual property environment in China; and to discuss how to optimize IP strategies for the Belt and Road Initiative, China Manufacturing, and the volatile trade conditions, while equipping businesses for this somewhat uncertain future of trade.   FULL DETAILS