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Successful commercialization of innovation requires one understand the intersection of innovation, law and entrepreneurship. Learn from leading experts and thinkers including:

· Mr. Nicholas W. Yang, GBS, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR,
· Prof. Carl Schramm, hailed by The Economist as the “evangelist of entrepreneurship,
· The Hon. Randall R. Rader, Former chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
· Michael CHAN. Senior Vice President of the Market Development Division of HKEX
· Professor Guaning Su, Founding chairman of the Global Alliance of Technological Universities

and other leading executives, venture capitalists and experts.


Nicholas Yang

Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR

Carl Schramm

Board Member at IIPCC

Randall R. Rader

Board Member at IIPCC

Lu Lin Chiam

Executive Director of IP Academy

Guaning Su

Board Member at IIPCC

Jeffery Langer

Head at IIPCC Washington DC Chapter

Fred Sheu

National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong Limited

Michael Chan

Sr. Vice President at HKEX

Richard L. Thurston

Executive Advisory Committee Member at IIPCC

Michael Lin

Sr. Vice President at IIPCC

Furuzonfar Zehni

Fresco VC

William Ting

Director; Emerging Technologies of IIPCC

Ben Wang

Vice President and Chief IP Counsel at ZTE

Rob Aronoff

Sr. V.P., IIPCC & Executive Director IIPCC USA


Welcome Remarks
Keynote Speech
Burn the Business Plan
Commercialization of Innovation: A legal perspective
Coffee Break
Panel Discussion, Question and Answer
The importance of protecting your Trade Secrets
Commercialization directives for successful listing
Innovation and Property Rights: A VC Perspective
The importance of IP to Fintech and Techfin
Best practices in IP protection


Cyberport3, Core E, Training Rooms 1-3
Cyberport, Hong Kong

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