Protecting and Financing Your China Market Growth

Gowling WLG Calgary, Waterloo or Toronto

8:30 - 13:00 * start time varies by location - Local time

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CCBC is presenting a full-morning workshop that will focus on how Canadian SMEs operating in China can protect their IP and the many financing opportunities that are available to them in Gowling WLG's Calgary, Waterloo and Toronto. Click on the city you're interested in to register!

Keynote speakers and panelists will address the following questions:

  • What is the right deal structure to protect your IP?
  • How can Chinese capital be incorporated into your business?
  • What are Chinese investors looking for when making investment decisions?
  • How can you best present your business' strategies to secure Chinese financing?
  • What other financing options are available to you?

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office will present China IP Protection Strategies and Gowling WLG will share Case Studies on IP Protection in China. Panel discussions with industry experts will follow and address How Chinese Capital Helps Canadian SMEs Expand in China and Investigating Additional Financing Options.

This workshop is designed for companies who are pursuing China as a market for their product, technology, or service. Food and beverage, clean technology, and life science companies are particularly encouraged. Similar workshops will take place in Waterloo, Toronto, and Calgary.

Tickets: $25 (CCBC members and non-members)

Limited seating. CCBC will confirm your registration as this workshop is designed for companies and entrepreneurs with designated products, sponsors, and investors/mentors.

For more information on the event, please contact Wayne Thai at or call (403) 973-3818.