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Over the last several years there has been a rapid growth in blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Entrepreneurs and policy makers alike are convinced that blockchain will eventually reshape everything from financial services to supply chains. As the impact of this technology will be very extensive, it is critically important to understand how blockchain technologies are being used, protected, and regulated.

Speaker: Courtney Delano West

A. Brief Introduction

1.What is blockchain technology?

2.What is cryptocurrency?

3.What is an ICO?

Speaker: Tracy Zhang

B. Blockchain and ICO investments

Speaker: Motor Wu

C. Use of blockchain technology in direct-to-consumer eCommerce

1. Background on CommerceLab and its applications

2. Secure and private platform

Speaker: Brad Macclean

D. Use of blockchain technology in security transactions

1. Background on blockchain and its application in security transactions

2. Background on Gatecoin and its incubation into HK Science and Technology Parks Corporation.

3. Gatecoin's association with blockchain as a decentralized application

D. Current regulations surround cryptocurrency exchanges in Asia.

1. Hong Kong

2. China

Speaker: Jiang Yingguan

E. The Role of Patents, Copyright and Trademark in Protecting Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

1. Present situation

2. The Role of Patents, Copyright and Trademark in inhibiting growth of blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICOs

3. Self-policing mechanisms

4. Recent IP protection cases

Speaker: Michael Thurmond

F. A look to the future

Join us as we explore the answers with some of the area's professional vanguards.

Jul 11, 2018

2 PM - 4:30 PM

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海珠区琶洲大道东路8号Suite 1801, Guangzhou International Sourcing Center,
No.8 East Pazhou Avenue, Guangzhou

广州, 广东, China

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  • Courtney Delano West (Managing Partner at Anderson & Anderson LLP)

    Courtney Delano West

    Managing Partner at Anderson & Anderson LLP

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  • Tracy Zhang (Business Development Manager at CommerceLab)

    Tracy Zhang

    Business Development Manager at CommerceLab

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  • Motor Wu (Founder & Chief Enterprise Architect of CommerceLab)

    Motor Wu

    Founder & Chief Enterprise Architect of CommerceLab

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  • Brad Maclean (Chief Operations Officer at Gatecoin)

    Brad Maclean

    Chief Operations Officer at Gatecoin

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  • Jiang Yingyuan (Attorney at Anderson & Anderson LLP)

    Jiang Yingyuan

    Attorney at Anderson & Anderson LLP

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  • Michael Thurmond (US attorney at Anderson & Anderson LLP’s Guangzhou Office)

    Michael Thurmond

    US attorney at Anderson & Anderson LLP’s Guangzhou Office

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