The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs, as we bring together policy makers and leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners. The speakers will share insights on critical issues involving China IP that will benefit U.S. IP right holders—this time in Detroit (July 10) and Grand Rapids (July 12), Michigan.
The event includes key participation from the USPTO’s China Team, who work nationwide to help U.S. businesses and inventors understand how to obtain and enforce IP rights in China.
This event has been approved for 5 hours of CLE credit in Ohio. This Event is SOLD OUT in Detroit.
|8:30 AM - 8:45 AM||Registration|
|8:45 AM - 9:00 AM||
|9:00 AM - 10:30 AM||
Overview of Intellectual Property in China- Creating and Managing IP Portfolios
|10:30 AM - 10:45 AM||Coffee Break provided by Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School|
|10:45 AM - 12:00 PM||
Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||
Luncheon Remarks: Litigation involving the Defend Trade Secrets Act
1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the US
|2:20 PM - 3:10 PM||
US-China: Competition and Collaboration - Michigan Experience
|3:10 PM - 3:20 PM||
USPTO Resources for China IP
|3:20 PM - 3:30 PM||Closing Remarks|
The program is free and open to the public; however, space is limited and is currently SOLD OUT in Detroit. Registration will open again in the event we are able to add additional seating.
For inquiries about the event please email Midwestregion@uspto.gov or call 313-446-4800.
We look forward to seeing you in Grand Rapids and/or Detroit!