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China: Patent Information Annual Conference (PIAC) on 11/12 September

Patent information products and services, the protection of patent rights, corporate IP management practices and other topics will be on the agenda of this year's PIAC, an annual IP conference hosted by the Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH) of SIPO. The conference will take place on 11 and 12 September 2014 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China.

PIAC includes plenary sessions, round-tables, a forum and an exhibition of patent information products and services. Since its launch in 2010, PIAC has received 6900 participants, 214 guest speakers and 221 exhibitors in total. The event is the first international patent information conference of such scale in China and is designed to build an international communication and co-operation platform.

A preliminary programme along with information on the venue and registration is available on the English conference website.

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