2021 has witnessed tremendous changes in China’ digital landscape – more than ever, intellectual property (IP) protection in digital economy plays a crucial role in ensuring successful business operation in China. What can European companies do to protect their IP, when Covid pandemic continues to keep business as well as infringers online, and at a time when China promogulated Data Security Law and Personal Information Protection Law?
European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) Shanghai Chapter and China IP SME Helpdesk organise the joint Working Group Meeting ‘IP Protection in China’s Evolving Digital Economy: E-commerce, Data localisation, and more’ to provide SMEs and MNCs the tools for designing a comprehensive IP protection strategy for digital economy.
At this meeting, Mr. Matias Zubimendi, IP Business Advisor at China IP SME Helpdesk will give an overview of IP in China’s digital economy and discuss IP protection and management on e-commerce platforms as well as the role of new digital technologies in IP enforcement and protection. Ms. Jin Ling, Head of IP Commercial & Digital Services at Beijing Lusheng Law Firm, will discuss IP risks in data localisation and ways of mitigating them. Following the two presentations will be a Q&A session led by Mr. Felix Engelhardt, Vice-chair of the European Chamber IPR Working Group.
- intellectual property
- Huangpu Qu, China
- Live streaming available
Event Type: IPR Working Group Meeting
Venue: European Chamber Shanghai Office and Zoom
Date： 19th September 2021
Time: 10:30 -12:30 (Beijing Time)
10:30-10:35 Opening remarks by European Chamber IPR Working Group Vice-chair, Mr Felix Engelhardt
10:35-11:10 Overview of IP in China's digital economy and presentation on IP protection in e-commerce by Mr Matias Zubimendi
11:10-11:50 Presentation on IP risks in data localiation by Ms Jin Ling
11:50-12:20 Q&A moderated by European Chamber IPR Working Group Vice-chair
12:20-12:30 Closing remarks
Ms. Jin Ling
Head of IP Commercial & Digital Services
@ Beijing Lusheng Law Firm
Ling is a PRC licensed lawyer at Lusheng Law Firm, a member of the Rouse Network. With her unique combination of 10 years of experience as a legislator at the Chinese State Council, Ling has over 19 years of experience in commercial laws, regulatory advice, M&A, technology transfer, IP commercial and IP litigation, Media, Advertising, and Digital law.
Mr. Matias Zubimendi
IP Business Advisor
@ China IP SME Helpdesk
Mr. Matias Zubimendi is the IP Business Advisor at China IP SME Helpdesk in Beijing, where he advises European SMEs on intellectual property rights matters. Mr. Zubimendi holds a Master’s degree in Chinese Civil and Commercial Law from Peking University as well as a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law from Austral University in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organisation. Mr. Zubimendi has a strong background in both business development and intellectual property rights protection, having previously worked as a China Business and Legal Consultant at Terragene, where he focused on business development and as a Director of Legal Affairs at Conquer Europe. Previously, he has also worked as a Patent and Trademark Attorney at Phoebus Abogados and Mazzeo & Canet, where he represented SMEs as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Zubimendi has given lectures at various conferences including the Ibero-American Conference on Chinese Studies and published several articles including “The legal protection of intangibles in the video games industry”. As a Professor Assistant, he has also given lectures on Commercial Law and Procedural law, while focusing on Copyright and AI in his research. Mr. Zubimendi is a native Spanish speaker fluent in English.