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Webinar: How to find the right Business Partners and protect your company's assets in business dealings in China?

  • Type :Webinar
  • Date :Aug 27, All day, 2013

How can you find a suitable business partner? How can you be sure that they are reliable? You have been cheated by your business partner in China? Do you believe your potential partner is or has infringed on intellectual property rights? Do you want to ensure confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-competition? If so, join this webinar as it will deliver key messages on how to effectively protect your company’s assets in business dealings with China, as well as give an overview of the most important considerations when working with business partners in China. The experts from the EU SME Centre and the China IPR SME Helpdesk will provide practical and business-focused advice on doing business in China and will give you the opportunity to:

  • learn about the most common scams and ways to avoid falling for them;
  • understand the main aspects of preliminary due diligence, including:
    • legal due diligence on the legal status of the company (duly registered, having all licences, company chop, etc.),
    • financial and operational check (creditworthiness letter, financial statements, capital verification report, on-site check, premises, etc.);
  • review best practices and a list of authorities able to provide help;
  • gain insight in what the term non-disclosure, non-competition agreement means, and learn how to use them in your relations with (potential) Chinese business partners;
  • learn why conducting the due diligence is so important to protect your company’s intellectual property.

 

Speaker info:

Ludmila Hyklova has been involved in legal consulting on international investment and cooperation for more than 15 years. She is now in charge of providing legal advice on all aspects of economic cooperation between Europe and China to EU SMEs looking to establish themselves in the Chinese market. After working as legal counsellor for a number of multinational corporations, international organisations and projects in Europe, Ludmila Hyklova spent the last five years in China working for a large EU financial group, where she managed the legal and compliance department during its business start-up. This included the development of a legal model for business and its compliance with Chinese law as well as the incorporation of a number of foreign invested companies for the group. In the process of the day-to-day management of legal affairs for a variety of companies she gained broad knowledge and rich experience especially in company law, labour law, foreign exchange law, intellectual property law, contract and tax law.

He Jing is a senior consultant at AnJie Law Firm and has extensive experience in IP litigations and IP advisory matters. He regularly advises clients on IP licensing and negotiation related to transactions and IP disputes. He Jing is lead counsel and has handled a number of high profile cases. He Jing also advises corporate clients and industry associations on regulatory and government policy issues. He is a fellow affiliated with the School of Intellectual Property of Renmin University. He graduated from Peking University with B.Sc in Physics and obtained his law degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2000. He passed the State Bar of California in 2000 and the USPTO patent exam in April 2001.

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