Commercializing intellectual property, part 1: Licensing technical IP in China

Skyline view of Shanghai World Financial Center with words “China IP Webinar” written in English and Mandarin.

China has a rapidly maturing intellectual property (IP) environment, especially in the area of commercializing IP through licensing. Register now to attend this free 90-minute webinar, where you will hear from China IP experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and private practitioners.

The discussion will include:

  • Structure of an IP licensing deal
  • Enforceability of IP contracts
  • Compliance with China’s laws, rules, and regulations
  • Working with state-owned enterprises
  • Handling of trade secrets and other proprietary information
  • Dispute remedy options
  • Ownership of improvements and technical advancements
  • Monetary considerations, including taxes and methods for transmitting foreign-currency remittances out of China

There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation.

This is the first of a two-part series of webinars on this topic and will focus on licensing technical IP. Part 2 will focus on non-technical copyright and trademark licensing. 

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Additional information

For more information, visit the registration page or contact Kortney Hammonds in the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA).

To request an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Kortney Hammonds.

This program is hosted by the USPTO’s Global Intellectual Property Academy, a unit of the USPTO’s OPIA. The office advises the administration and other federal government departments and agencies on domestic and international IP legal and policy issues. It also provides technical assistance and training on IP-related matters to U.S. stakeholders and both U.S. and foreign government officials.

This event is part of a series: China IP events