China IP Road Show: What Missouri and Kansas businesses need to know


China IP Road Show


Strategies for IP protection in China

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Kansas City, Missouri, with a one-day program that brings together policymakers and thought leaders on China IP from the U.S. government and IP practitioners—including local businesspeople and IP experts—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. This program is one of a series that the USPTO is conducting across the country. 

Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of IP issues in China
  • Creating and managing IP portfolios in China
  • Brand protection and anti-counterfeiting strategies
  • Enforcing IP rights in the United States and in China
  • IP in China—Missouri and Kansas experiences


Register to attend. There is no charge to attend the program. Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come basis.


For parking information, please see this map of the UMKC campusPanelist/speakers will be able to park in any free spots in the parking lot next to the law school with parking passes we either mail out or give out on site. Attendees can either park in the metered parking lot (Cherry Street Parking Lot) or look for free parking on the street.


Click here for the agenda. 

Additional information:

The registration page provides additional information and directions. For non-press inquiries, please contact Nadine Herbert at the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs.


This event is part of a series: China IP events