IP & Innovation: Steering New Economic Growth——Highlights from the 13th BIP Asia Forum


The 13th Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia Forum), jointly organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR Government), was successfully held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from December 7th to 8th, 2023. Themed "IP & Innovation: Steering New Economic Growth", this year’s Forum attracted a diverse array of global participants including officials, scholars, business leaders, and legal professionals. 

Over 90 international IP experts and industry leaders gathered to exchange insights and delve into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field. Discussions covered topics such as IP utilization, brand strategies, and potential business prospects in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and international markets.

At the event, notable figures including Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Wang Yangbin, Chairman of Vobile Group, Mayeul Dastugue, Legal Director of Global IP Enforcement of Christian Louboutin, and Carlos Castro, Head of Intellectual Property of Legal Affairs Department of International Olympic Committee accepted the interview. These esteemed industry leaders offered valuable perspectives on the significance of IP, cross-border collaboration in IP, and Hong Kong's strategic role in the IP landscape.

Let's revisit their insights and the forum's memorable moments.