Intellectual Property Working Group (IPWG)


Carlo Geremia - Salary Partner at ADVANT Nctm


Guilherme Campos - Manager, Dezan Shira & Associates (DSA)

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The CICC IPWG is a business group established within the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, gathering members from a wealth of inter-connected industries across fashion, luxury, F&B, consumer goods, engineering, R&D, university, legal & IP services.

IPWG participants are CICC members willing to join discussions about: IP law & policy, IP protection & enforcement, IP commercialisation, science & technology, tech-transfer, R&D, from an academic, industry or consulting position. Cross-IP experts are welcomed, from branding & advertising, finance, banking, privacy, among others.

Scope and main objectives of the CICC IPWG:

•       Improve knowledge sharing on IP issues of concern for Italy’s business community in China

•       Promote healthy developments of IP law & practice 

•       Work to enhance participation of Italian business stakeholders in the EU-China Dialogue on IP

•       Gear-up CICC members’ awareness on the role of IP as market enabler.

The IPWG is governed by the CICC Code of Conduct and General Rules on Working Groups.



April 26th 2018 - "World Intellectual Property Day: Knowledge-Sharing Web Event on IP law enforcement & cooperation"

     Please find more details about the event here.


June 21st 2018 - "Alibaba Group’s IPR protection tools and policies - IPWG Web Meeting"


June 26th 2018 - "CICC IPWG WEB MEETING – Knowledge-sharing web event, Guangzhou"


July 5th 2018 - Publication of CICC IPWG Member’s Webinar “IP & Technology Transfer in the PRC”


August 24th 2018 - Italian Embassy in Beijing,  the work conducted by the CICC IPWG in various IP areas was presented by IPWG Coordinator to an international audience of 15 legal and IP attaches. The discussion allowed to draw common lines of thought and action around issues of interest to foreign businesses in China.


December 10th 2018 - IPWG WEBINAR: Strategies for IPR enforcement online and offline in China.


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