In partnership with the Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH) and the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China, the Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) is pleased to announce the 2nd  PIUG-CPAC Asia 2017 Session. Co-organized by the PIUG Partnerships and Patent Offices Committee and IPPH,  this session will be held on September 6, 2017 at the China National Convention Center, Beijing, China, in conjunction with the two-day China Patent Annual Conference (CPAC), formerly known as the Patent Information Annual Conference (PIAC) of China.

Now in its second year, the theme for this year’s PIUG-CPAC Asia Session is “Enhancing Patent Searching Skills to Impact the Business and Decision-Making”. It will focus on best practices in patent searching/analysis, and new developments in patent resources/tools for patent information professionals to enhance their patent searching and analysis skills to impact the business. Notable speakers at the PIUG-CPAC Asia 2017 Session include:

  • John Zabilski, PIUG Education & Training Committee Chair
  • Yugong Cheng, Patent Research Consultant, Eli Lilly
  • Christophe Mazenc, Director, Global Databases Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Daming Chen, Associate Researcher, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Nigel Clarke, Manager, Patent Information Research, European Patent Office (EPO)

Kindly visit the PIUG-CPAC Asia 2017 Session Program website for more details.

In addition to participation at the Breakout Session, PIUG will also have an Exhibit Booth at CPAC 2017.  For more details about CPAC 2017, please visit the CPAC website.

The PIUG-CPAC Asia 2017 Session will provide opportunities to learn from experienced patent information professionals on key techniques and patent resources/tools for effective patent searching and analysis in order to impact the business and decision-making. It is also an excellent opportunity to learn about PIUG, the International Society for Patent Information Professionals.

We look forward to seeing you in Beijing!

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