This is not something one could have easily forecast a few years ago. There will be a conference called China Intellectual Property Business 2009 ("CIPB 2009"), on November 18-19, 2009 at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao.
This conference is mainly focused on Intellectual Property transaction issues, including IP strategies, IP portfolio management, diversified IP transaction methods, IP valuation approaches and database applications.
Unlike other IP conferences focused on legal issues, this event deals more with the strategic concerns within a company rather than just protection issues.
A former Supreme Court Judge, Mr. Jiang Zhipei, will also deliver a speech on the current IP business background, especially in China.
Reuters PR stresses the seriousness and respectability of the conference.