WEBINAR – Conducting R&D in China and applying for co-funding for Horizon 2020 Projects

Date: Wednesday, 15th June, 2016 日期: 2016年6月15日 (周三)
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (CET) 时间: 上午10 -11点 (欧洲中部时间)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (China time) 下午4-5点 (北京时间)
Deadline for registrations: 10th June, 2016 报名截止日期:2016年6月10日

 

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About DragonStar Plus: DragonStar Plus is focusing on China, and aims both on providing services to European and Chinese researchers, and on offering a flexible platform to support policy discussions between the European and Chinese stakeholders. Moreover, DragonStar Plus will provide the EC and Member States, with the tools for setting a long-term cooperation strategy with China, in research and innovation and assist in the development of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).

About China IPR SME Helpdesk: The Helpdesk is a free service which provides practical, objective and factual information aimed to help European SMEs to understand business tools for developing IPR value and managing risk. These take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, plus trainings, materials and online resources.

This webinar and associated materials will be in English, with Chinese subtitles.

Agenda

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and introduction by the Dragon Star Plus and China IPR SME Helpdesk team
10:05 – 10:25 Developing your IP strategy before conducting R&D in China
Dr. Thomas Pattloch, Partner at Taylor and Wessing, IP officer at the European Commission and EU delegation China
10:25 – 10:45 How to apply for the co-funding from MoST, China for Horizon 2020 project
Ms. Xueli ZHANG, Senior Engineer, Director of Department of Internet of Things (IoT) and Service & Resources of Institute of Communication Standard Research, China Academy of Information and Communication Technology
10:45 – 11:00 Discussion & Concluding remarks

 

Webinar Speakers

Dr. Thomas Pattloch
Partner at Taylor and Wessing, IP officer at the European Commission and EU delegation China
Thomas Pattloch specialises in industrial property rights and technology transfer with a particular focus on China. He provides comprehensive assistance and advice with regard to all aspects of Chinese industrial property law, covering inter alia strategic establishment of industrial and intellectual property rights in China, enforcement of rights and assisting clients in particularly sensitive fields of technology, competition-related aspects of license agreements, drafting of software and technology license agreements, designing R&D projects as well as IP transactions. His remit also comprises assistance in fighting product piracy in China and Asia. Thomas went to law school in Munich. Afterwards, he did his doctorate at the University of Passau, with a thesis on Chinese IP rights, and was a research assistant with the Asia department of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law. After obtaining his doctorate degree, he practised law in Shanghai. Before joining Taylor Wessing he was the European Commission’s IP Officer in Beijing, China.

Ms. Xueli ZHANG
Senior Engineer and the Director of Department of Internet of Things (IoT) and Service & Resources of Institute of Communication Standard Research, China Academy of Information and Communication Technology
Ms. Xueli ZHANG is a Senior Engineer and the Director of Department of Internet of Things (IoT) and Service & Resources of Institute of Communication Standard Research, China Academy of Information and Communication Technology. She’s a member of EU-China IoT expert advisory group, team leader of FP7 project CHOICE and PROBE-IT. She has been involved in EU-China ICT dialogue, EU-China Smart city cooperation, PDSF events, EU IoT week and IoT forum event. Ms. Xueli Zhang Graduated from Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication (BUPT) in 1993 and she has working experience in ICT sector nearly 20 years with focus on the research and standardization on Internet of Things, telecommunication service and applications, emergency communication and network security. She is also the head of Emergency Communication Special Task Group of China Communications Standards Association (CCSA).

Moderators:
Richard Deng, Chief Representative, SPI China
Bridie Rollins, Project Executive, China IPR SME Helpdesk

If you need any further information or clarification, please feel free to contact us at:
Kaitlin Dong: kaitlinxin@spi-china.cn