Export Opportunities for Indiana Companies to Asia and the Pacific Bridge Initiative – Special Focus: Medical Devices & Healthcare Sectors, IPR and Hong Kong

Join us on March 22, 2012 for a Breakfast and Seminar on the following:

 1.          Key Challenges in Intellectual Property Protection & Enforcement – China, Hong Kong and the U.S.A.

Mr. Jeffery M. Duncan, Partner, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, updates on the patenting and IP clearance for healthcare and medical devices and the impact on the US market and China market.

2.          The Pacific Bridge Initiative, a US-Hong Kong Business Partnership Program.

Ms Bridget Lee, Director, HKTDC Chicago, speaks on the Hong Kong platform, HKTDC resources and opportunities for U.S. Exporters; she will cite the Hong Kong International Medical Devices & Supplies Fair (May 7-9, 2012) as a case in point.

3.          The State Trade & Export Promotion Grants Program (STEP), NEI and funding opportunities for US Exporters in Medical Devices & Healthcare. Mr Mark Cooper, Director, Indiana, USEAC

Whether you currently export to Asia, or you are looking for new export markets in China, SE Asia or S Asia, now is the right time to take advantage of opportunities and export support through the NEI, the PBI and the STEP program.

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012 

Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 a.m.

(Registration, Breakfast & Networking starts at 7:45 am)

Venue: The Indianapolis Office of Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione:

Address: Capital Center,

201 North Illinois Street,

 Indianapolis, IN 46204-4220


Ms Kara Sauder, International Marketing Specialist

 E-mail:  Kara.sauder@hktdc.org

Tel: 312 726 4515


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