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Michelin Challenge Bibendum
Chengdu 2014 Global Summit
www.michelinchallengebibendum.com
13 November 2014 – Conference
France Technology – Open Innovation and protection of intellectual property rights

This conference, conducted by the Comité France Chine, is one of the ten events of the French Innovation Festival (FIF) in China from 1st to 15th November 2014. FIF is part of the campaign “France Technology – So French, so innovative”, to increase the knowledge of Chinese partners on French technology. The aim of the conference is to discuss on how intellectual property rights is a booster of open innovation. The conference will be followed by an interactive workshop between French and Chinese companies on the way to foster innovation within companies. Those conclusions will contribute to the Michelin Green position paper.

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Open innovation and Intellectual Property Rights – conference program
13 NOVEMBER – CHENGDU, MICHELIN CHALLENGE BIBENDUM
(Simultaneous translation)
9:00 – 9:10 Introduction of the campaign France Technology and the French Innovation Festival
by Sybille DUBOIS-FONTAINE TURNER, Secretary-General of COMITE FRANCE CHINE

09:10 – 9:15 Video of France Technology

09:15 – 9:20 Word of Congratulation
by LIU Xin, Deputy Director of Sichuan Provincial Economic Commission

9:20 – 9:30 The attractiveness of French technologies
by Olivier VAYSSET, Consul General of France in Chengdu

9:30 – 9:45 “France Technology: did you know?” Interactive session animated
by Sybille DUBOIS-FONTAINE TURNER, Secretary-General of COMITE FRANCE CHINE

9:45 – 10:15 Dialogue on open innovation
by Sylvain LAURENT, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific Region and Worldwide Business
Transformation, DASSAULT SYSTEMES, and David ALLARD, Open Innovation and Advanced Engineering Manager, PSA

10:15 – 10:30 “How Intellectual Property Rights enable and protect open innovation?”
by Yves LAPIERRE, General Manager INPI

10:30 – 10:40 Case study to illu Questions & Answers strate “open innovation and protection Intellectual Property Rights in China”,
by Jacques BAUVIR, Head of Intellectual Property Department, MICHELIN

10:40 – 10:50 “Intellectual Property Right (Patent) Protection in Sichuan Province”
by HUANG Feng, Director General of Sichuan Intellectual Property Office (Sichuan IPO)

10:50 – 11 :05 Questions & Answers

11:05 – 11 :15 Conclusion
by Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN, Former Prime Minister of France, Chairman of Committee on
Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed Forced at French Senate

11:15 – 12:30 Workshop on open innovation and intellectual property between French and Chinese
Companies
(On invitation only)

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