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Online 31.8.2021

Introduction to IPR in China

Attendance to the webinar is free of charge, however, it requires a registration via the link above.

You will receive a link to join the event in your e-mail one day prior to the event.

register by August 29, 2021

Further information

Mr. Mika Klemettinen
Trade and Innovation Consul
Head of Business Finland Shanghai Office
mika.klemettinen (at)
tel: +86 1348 2746 884 (+5h)

Ms. Hanna Osara
Executive Director, Finnish Business Council Shanghai
hanna.osara (at)
tel: +86 150 2168 4054 (+5h)

Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma
Manager - Delegations, Business Finland
hanna-leena.harma (at)
tel: +358 40 7288 730

If you are interested in China for your business, IPR is an area that requires special attention. This training concentrates on basic issues with comments on technology transfer and IP contract issues, including common mistakes done, and remarks on the new patent and copyright laws. You will also learn what China IP SME Helpdesk has to offer for free for European SMEs.

More specifically, the training will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to the China IPR SME Helpdesk
    • General introduction, services and contacts
  • Introduction to IP Protection in China
    • Trade marks, patents, trade secret and copyrights
  • Technology Transfer and IP Contracts in China
  • Common IP Mistakes SMEs make in China
  • News flash on new laws
    • New Patent Law – Overview of changes for SMEs
    • New Copyright Law – Overview of changes for SMEs


(EEST Helsinki, Chinese time +5 hrs)

09:00-09:05 Opening
Dr. Mika Klemettinen, Trade and Innovation Consul, Head of Business Finland Shanghai
Ms. Hanna Osara, Executive Director, Finnish Business Council Shanghai

09:05-10:30 Training
Mr. Matias Zubimendi, IP Business Advisor, China IP SME Helpdesk in Beijing
Dr. Toby Mak, IP Expert, China IP SME Helpdesk

10:30-11:00 Q & A

We are looking forward to your participation!