Programs and Events
Programs and Events
INTA-BASCAP Regional Workshop: Beijing, China

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

8:00 am–5:00 pm
Registration and Information Desk Open
9:00 am–9:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Colin Chen, Chair of QBPC (China)

Etienne Sanz de Acedo, INTA (United States)

9:15 am–9:45 am

Setting the Stage  

Jeffrey P. Hardy, BASCAP (France)

9:45 am–10:15 am
Keynote Address

Peng Zengtian, National Leading Group on the Fight against IPR Infringement Law and Regulation Information Division Director (China)
10:15 am–10:45 am
Networking Break
10:45 am–12:00 pm

Session 1: Working Together to Stop the Flow of Illicit Goods across Borders

Counterfeit and pirated goods are transported around the world in a wide range of ways—cargo containers shipped by sea and by air, small packages routed through traditional mail centers, and express mail carriers. Companies that transport these goods are key intermediaries in stopping the flow of illicit goods. This panel of rights holders, intermediary representatives, and government officials will discuss the challenges, the steps that are being taken to stop the criminal infiltration of the supply chain, and what more can be done collaboratively to stop the shipment of fake goods.

Ellen Kim, Plasseraud IP Limited (China)

Yong Hu, Conference of Asia Pacific Express Couriers (CAPEC) (China)
Matteo Mattei, Philip Morris International Management SA (Switzerland)
Jing Xu, King & Wood Mallesons LLP (China)

12:00 pm–1:15 pm 

Session 2: Eliminating the Criminal’s Place of Doing Business

What would happen if the criminal operators had no place to make, store, distribute, and sell their illicit goods? Property owners and landlords are important intermediaries in the supply chain for counterfeit goods. Landlords may knowingly or unknowingly rent space that will be used to manufacture, warehouse, or sell these goods, creating a critical vulnerability in the supply chain. The discussion panel will include rights holders and property owners, who will explore how they can work together to identify and address the vulnerabilities and effectively deny counterfeiters access to the space to do business.

Xiaoming Liu, Chofn Intellectual Property (China)

Charles (Chao) Feng, East & Concord Partners (China)
Ray Tai, REACT China / Asia Pacific (China)
Zeeger Vink, Maus Frères International Services (MFIS) (France)
Edward, Yang, Baker & McKenzie IP Agency (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

1:15 pm–2:15 pm
Networking Lunch
2:15 pm–3:30 pm

Session 3: Regional and Global Anticounterfeiting Challenges of the Internet Marketplace

The explosion of access to the Internet has created a complex, interconnected network of intermediaries to deliver a seamless range of online services to consumers and businesses. At the same time, this new online environment has created enormous opportunities for criminal networks to market, sell, and distribute counterfeit and pirated goods. This panel will explore some of the intermediaries involved in the online supply chain, including e-commerce marketplaces, search engines, and other players. Panelists will discuss some of the voluntary programs being implemented to limit illicit traders’ access to the Internet and will identify further actions that can be taken by rights holders and online intermediaries working together.

Michelle Ravn Appelqvist, Western Digital Corporation (United States)

Louise Delcroix, eBay (Singapore)
Wei Lv, Official of the IP Division of Economy Crime Investigation Department of Ministry of Public Security (China)
叶智飞(Zhi-Fei Ye ), Alibaba Group (China)
Alvin Yung, Chanel Limited (Hong Kong SAR, China)
Xiaojin Zhang, Chief Judge of Beijing IP Court (China)

3:30 pm–3:45 pm
Networking Break
3:45 pm–5:00 pm

Session 4: Disrupting the Revenue Stream for Counterfeiters 

Panelists from law enforcement and financial institutions, and brand owners, will discuss innovative ways to stop counterfeiters and to remove their ability to make money from their criminal activities.

George Chan, Simmons & Simmons (Beijing) Intellectual Property Agency Limited 

Helen Chen, NBA China (China)
Tom Duke, British Embassy Beijing (China)
Davide Follador, IP Key (China)
Jeffrey P. Hardy, ICC - BASCAP (France)

5:00 pm–5:15 pm

Closing Remarks and Thank You

Ronald van Tuijl, JT International S.A. (2016 INTA President) (Switzerland)


 Project Team

INTA, BASCAP, and QBPC would like to thank the Project Team for its excellent work in planning and presenting this workshop.

Project Team Members

Michelle Ravn Appelqvist, Western Digital Corporation (United States)
Ellen Kim, Plasseraud IP Limited (China)
Xiaoming Liu, Chofn Intellectual Property (China)
Shawn Yun, NBA Properties, Inc. (China)
Sarah Zhao, UL LLC (China)

INTA Staff Liaisons

Sacha Colquhoun, International Trademark Association (United States)
Dolores Moro, International Trademark Association (United States) 
Maysa Razavi, International Trademark Association (United States)

BASCAP Staff Liaisons

William Dobson, BASCAP (United States)
Jeffrey P. Hardy, BASCAP (France)

QBPC Staff Liaisons

Yao Xin, QBPC (China)
Lizzy Liu, QBPC (China)