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Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection Conference(IIPPC) of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)


Global System Building for Technological Innovation and Intellectual Property System

The world is undergoing momentous changes of a scale unseen in a century. Post-COVID-19 economic recovery faces a host of challenges. As a key dialogue platform for the international community, the Boao Forum for Asia pays great attention to innovation, technological progress and intellectual property protection, and decides to hold a special conference on “Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection” under the framework of the Conference of the International Science, Technology and Innovation Forum.

As a new round of technological innovation revolution and industrial transformation advance, pursuing green, low-carbon, high-quality and sustainable development has become a global consensus and the theme of world economic development. The issues of how to follow the international trend of technological innovation, improve the global intellectual property system, strengthen intellectual property protection, accelerate the use of intellectual property, and support the quality development of the world economy with the intellectual property system are the challenges and opportunities for the intellectual property field. To this end, this conference with the theme of “Global System Building for Technological Innovation and Intellectual Property System”, will be held in Guangzhou, one of the most dynamic cities in China for scientific and technological innovation.

Organizational Structure

Hosts: Boao Forum for Asia

Supporting Agencies: World Intellectual Property Organization China office

Organizers: Organizing Committee of ISTIF of Boao Forum for Asia

Pazhou Convention and Exhibition center for intellectual property protection in the digital economy

Co-organizer: South China University of Technology

Guangdong Knowledge Economy Development Promotion Association

Executive Units: Guangzhou YI-WU International Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Session 1:

Digital Economy and IP Forum–Global IP Trends in the Digital Economy

The digital economy is a new type of economy, a new driver of growth, and a new business from, and has brought about profound changes in society and the economy. The protection of the intellectual property system is essential for the development of the digital economy, which in turn has a far-reaching impact on the trend changes in the rules of IP protection.

At the session, the elites from government and business circles will conduct dialogues on topics such as opportunities and challenges of IP protection in the context of the digital economy, and intellectual property empowering the development of the digital economy.

Session 1 venue: 3F, Crystal Ballroom 1

Session 1 time: 14:00 - 15:45, Duration 105min

Session 2:

China Intellectual Property President Forum–Securing China’s Say in Global Intellectual Property Governance

A new round of technological revolution and industrial transformation have picked up speed, and unprecedented prominence is given to the protection of intellectual property rights. At the session, the presidents of intellectual property schools at home and abroad will be invited to discuss new ideas and new steps for strengthening intellectual property protection across the board in the new era.

Session 2 venue: 3F, Crystal Ballroom 2

Session 2 time: 14:00 - 15:45, Duration 105min

Session 3:

Green Development and IP Regional Innovation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

It is great practical significance to establish the intellectual property system in support of the high-quality economic development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay Area move faster to become a world-class famous bay area and a world-class city cluster.

At the session, the relevant government leaders, experts, scholars and representatives of leading enterprises in the Greater Bay Area will be invited to discuss the top-level planning, regional integration, mutual recognition of policies, industrial distribution and corporate strategies in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area from the perspective of intellectual property. And promote regional innovation and integration in intellectual property in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Session 3 venue: 3F, Crystal Ballroom 1

Session 3 time: 16:15 - 18:00, Duration 105min