Managing IP

Event partner

Hoffmann Eitle

Euro Law Conference - Asia 2021

January 20 & 21, virtual event │ Starts 17.00 CST (China standard time)

The MIP Euro Law Conference is now a virtual event

MIP is excited to host the third biennial MIP Euro Law Conference in association with Hoffmann Eitle. Now a virtual event, key experts from Hoffmann Eitle and IP in-house professionals will provide Asia-based lawyers with an extensive overview of the concepts behind today's legal technology and how you can build a fully integrated IP protection strategy in the digital era.
 
Virtual discussions will cover complex issues with IP infringement, how to strategically apply techniques and enhance your portfolio, how to deal with patentable inventions and much more. Join us for exclusive insights, strategic discussion, and high-value networking with your peers across Asia.

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL FORUM?

what is virtual
Through the use of a specially designed events platform, panel discussions and presentations, and participation in breakout sessions and networking groups can be viewed live from a desktop computer or mobile device.

 

Online venue
Can't watch the event live? Watch the recordings on demand at a more convenient time for you.
Online venue
Grow your network with the right people: benefit from smart AI matchmaking with other delegates
Online venue
Same event, just an online venue: visit sponsor booths, download resources, join the main presentation or breakout sessions and use one of our virtual private meeting rooms.

HOW DO I ATTEND A VIRTUAL FORUM?

Sign up online
SIGN UP ONLINE
Register your place online - sign ups are limited to support several hundred attendees during live sessions.
access your invitation
ACCESS YOUR INVITATION
An exclusive attendance link will be sent to you. This link will provide you with access to all of the event's content and sessions.
watch live or on demand
WATCH LIVE OR ON DEMAND
Once logged in, you can view all sessions live, at a later date to suit you and can download any available presentation materials.

VIRTUAL AGENDA 2021

Keynote addresses, panel discussions, presentations and breakout sessions will be hosted over two days. All session times are in CST (China Standard Time) unless stated otherwise.
January 20 & 21

Wednesday, January 20

Welcome from Managing IP and Hoffmann Eitle

17.00 CST

Patents for the digital future I - Artificial Intelligence, Computer Simulations, G1/19

17.15 CST

  • How is it possible to get protection in these fields; lessons from Enlarged Board of Appeal case G1/19
  • Are simulations inventive?
  • The role of: technical character, technical considerations, and virtual technical effects
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Michele Baccelli
Michele Baccelli
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Coffee break and networking

18.15 CST

Patents for the digital future II – practice insights

18.45 CST

  • Comparative analysis of approaches to AI patent applications in key jurisdictions
  • Overcoming practical issues with patent eligibility of AI related subject matter
  • Sufficiency of disclosure of AI applications
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Mark Jones
Mark Jones
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Dominik Scheible
Dominik Scheible
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Closing comments and networking

19.45 CST

Thursday, January 21

Welcome from Managing IP and Hoffmann Eitle

17.00 CST

Connected cars and autonomous driving I – case law developments

17.15 CST

  • SEP holders versus car industry (and other IoT networked products in future)
  • Daimler v Nokia
  • Sisvel v Haier
  • Unwired Planet v Huawei
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Mike Gruber
Mike Gruber
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Coffee break and networking

18.15 CST

Connected cars and autonomous driving II – practice insights

18.45 CST

  • FRAND/SEP enforcement
  • Licensing strategies
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Holger Stratmann
Holger Stratmann
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Mark Jones
Mark Jones
Partner, Hoffmann Eitle
Closing comments and networking

19.45 CST

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ATTENDEE PROFILE

The Forum is open to all IP professionals from across Asia, from in-house IP counsel to senior partners at law firms; from NGOs to regional patent and IP offices and governmental IP bodies.
 
Managing IP events hosted in the Asia Pacific region attract over 350 delegates with representatives from pharma, telecoms, retail, technology manufacturing and more in attendance. See below for a snapshot of the type of audience an MIP event attracts.
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"Very exciting presentation, interesting topics and competent presenters.

 

"Interesting and differentiated opinions, all that was heard during the event could be applied in practice.

 

"[The event had] clear instructions/guidance, entertaining, perfect; very helpful to see info about others' approach to opting out of the UPC.

 

Speakers 2021

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Natalie Canter for in-house speaking enquiries or Melanie Petch for law firm or service provider opportunities.
Michele Baccelli
Michele Baccelli
Hoffmann Eitle
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Mike Gruber
Mike Gruber
Hoffmann Eitle
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Mark Jones
Mark Jones
Hoffmann Eitle
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Dominik Scheible
Dominik Scheible
Hoffmann Eitle
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Holger Stratmann
Holger Stratmann
Hoffmann Eitle
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Get access to the MIP Euro Law Conference - Asia 2021 below.

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Access to both days is FREE
  • In-house IP counsel
  • General counsel
  • Heads of legal

LAW FIRMS

Access to both days is US$250
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Associates
  • IP service providers
Free registrations are limited to maintain virtual platform performance so early application to attend is advised. Registration includes:
Live presentations
LIVE DISCUSSIONS

Watch all panel discussions and presentations live

Online networking
ONLINE NETWORKING

Get access to an exclusive online networking platform to arrange meetings or have impromptu chats

Recorded sessions
ON DEMAND ACCESS

Watch any of the recorded sessions at a time that suits you

Venue

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75 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, 10019

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Event partner

Hoffmann Eitle

Contact us

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Contact Natalie Canter
Email Natalie
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8730

Sponsor


Contact Melanie Petch
Email Melanie
Call: +44 (0) 207 779 8836