If you are a business owner in the Los Angeles area, come get valuable tips on how to protect your intellectual property (IP) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s China IP Road Show. This free, one-day program brings together experts from the U.S. government, IP attorneys, and local business people to share their insights on ways that U.S. rights holders can protect their IP in China. Space is limited for this important informational session, so please register soon.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about:
- Protecting your innovations through utility model and invention patents
- Tips on fighting bad-faith trademark registration in China
- Fighting a bad-faith trademark registration in China
- Enforcement against counterfeiting/piracy on China’s online platforms
- Where is China going on IP?
- Protecting your products using copyright, design patents, and trademarks
- Enforcing your IP rights in the United States
- IP in China—the Los Angeles experience
The program will feature opening remarks by USPTO Director Andrei Iancu.
This is one of a series of China IP Road Shows that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is conducting across the country. It has been organized in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service Los Angeles—Downtown and the U.S. Commercial Service Los Angeles—West. For more information about the series, visit the China IP Road Show homepage.
There is no charge to attend the program, but registration is on a first-come basis. Space is limited, and there will be limited ability to accommodate walk-in registrations, so please register early.
- Michael Moore, Mattel, Inc., "Protecting Your Trademarks in China"
- Thomas T. Moga, LeClair Ryan, "Protecting Your Products Using Patents and Copyright in China"
- Devan Shao, Partner, Fangda Partners, "Using China's Three-Tiered IP Enforcement System"
- David Gerasimow, Husch Blackwell, "Patent Litigation, ITC Investigations & Defend Trade Secrets Act"
- Dean Marks, Coalition for Online Accountability, "Fighting Against Counterfeit and Piratical Products"
- Susan O’Brien, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), "7 Steps to Protecting Your Trade Secrets"
- Jennie Wang, U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Department of Justice, "United States v. Lu"
The registration page provides additional information and directions. For non-press inquiries, including reasonable accommodations, please contact Hollis Robinson at the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs.