IPO IP Innovation Dialog Trip to China
22-27 October 2017
**Registration is only open to current IPO Asian Practice Committee Members and IPO Corporate Members. You must have already been serving on IPO’s Asian Practice Committee to attend. Members cannot join the Asian Practice Committee now to attend the meeting.**
IPO is pleased to announce its 14th trip to China organized by IPO’s Asian Practice Committee. This year, the trip will take place in Beijing and Shanghai. Registrants will have a unique opportunity to share experiences and perspectives on intellectual property issues with patent practitioners, government agencies, and the judiciary.
Sunday-Wednesday, 22-25 Oct.: Beijing, China
Wednesday-Friday, 25-27 Oct.: Shanghai, China
View the agenda for additional information about the meetings.
Grand Hyatt Beijing
1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing, China, 100738
¥1,100.00 Grand Room per night, single occupancy (including 1 breakfast)
Reservation forms must be sent to Grand Hyatt no later than 22 September. Cancellations or no shows will be charged the entire stay.
Hyatt on the Bund Shanghai
199 Huangpu Rd, Shanghai, China, 200080
¥1,450.00 net per Superior Room per night for single occupancy (including all taxes and 1 breakfast & WiFi)
Reservation forms must be sent to Hyatt on the Bund before 13 October. Cancellations or no shows will be charged the entire stay.
Attendees are responsible for making their own flight arrangement to and from China. However, IPO will provide bus transportation throughout the meeting to and from the meetings to the host hotel.
For attendees traveling from Beijing to Shanghai, the group will travel by high speed train after the morning meeting (Train is G147 Depart Beijing South Station: 15:46 Arrive Shanghai: 21:50). If attendees need assistance booking their train ticket, please contact Clara Stanfield by 25 September to purchase a group train ticket for $300USD (Business Class).
VISA Invitation Letters
IPO is working with an organization in China who will be issuing VISA invitation letters to all attendees who register by 1 September. Please enter your information on your registration form if you require an invitation letter. Note: After 1 Sept., attendees will be responsible for obtaining their own VISA invitation letters. For convenience, attendees who have a company/firm branch located in China can request an invitation letter within their own company.
Cancellations must be in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations received by Monday, 2 October 2017 will be subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after 2 October 2017. These deadlines for cancellation apply to all registrants. If a registrant is unable to attend, another person may substitute upon written request. Please note that fees are not transferable to another IPO meeting.
IPO reserves the right to cancel this event without liability, and the total amount of any and all liability of the organizers will be limited to a refund of the registration fee. Any fees associated with cancellation of travel or housing reservations is the exclusive responsibility of conference attendees.
Contact Clara Stanfield for more information on sponsorship opportunities.
For general inquiries or registration questions, contact email@example.com.