Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

PIUG-PIAC Asia 2017 Session

Enhancing Patent Searching Skills to Impact the Business and Decision-Making

September 6, 2017, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
China National Convention Center
Floor 3, Tower C, Room 311B
No.7, Tianchendong Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, China, 100105


Welcome to the PIUG-PIAC Asia 2017 Session! This event is the 2nd year that is organized by the Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG) in collaboration with the Patent Information Annual Conference of China (PIAC) to be held in conjunction with the 8th PIAC in Beijing, China this year. For more information about PIAC, please click here.

The PIUG-PIAC Asia 2017 Session will provide opportunities to learn from experienced patent information professionals on key techniques and search strategies for enhancing your patent searching skills impact the business and decision-making.

PLEASE BE ADVISED that attendees and speakers who are not members of PIUG will not have post-conference access to the conference presentations posted on the PIUG wiki, which is a PIUG member benefit. To enable post-conference access to PIUG conference presentations, and to also save significantly on PIUG conference registration fees, BECOME A MEMBER of PIUG by going to the PIUG Membership.

Join us @ PIAC in Beijing, China for a truly great conference to meet others with a professional interest in patent information.

Preliminary List of Speakers

Cynthia Barcelon-Yang, Co-Chair, PIUG Partnerships and Patent Offices Committee

John Zabilski, Chair, PIUG Education & Training Committee

Yugong Cheng, Eli Lilly Company

Jimmy Lim Kean Fook, Head of IP, Panasonic, Singapore

Christophe Mazenc, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Chen Daming, Shanghai Information Center for Life Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Planning & Program Committee

Planning Co-Chairs - Cynthia Barcelon Yang (Bristol-Myers Squibb), Qin Meng (IFI CLAIMS Patent Services)
Program Committee - Cynthia Barcelon Yang (Chair), Qin Meng, Gin-Yun Eggerichs (Abbvie)
Evaluations - Qin Meng
Exhibit - PIUG Booth - Zheng (John) Wu (Zhejiang Intellectual Property Exchange Center)
Membership Registration Liaison - Ken Koubek (PIUG)
Photography - Zheng (John) Wu
Venue Logistics - Li Ren (Intellectual Property Publishing House)
Webpage - Tom Wolff (Webmaster, Wolff Information Consulting)

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