The USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to San Jose, California, bringing together policymakers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local businesses, experts, and resources—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. Members of the USPTO’s China Team, who work nationwide to help U.S. businesses and inventors understand how to obtain and enforce their IP rights in China, will be participating in the road show.
5 Hours of California MCLE credit offered.
Topics to be covered include:
- Creating an IP portfolio in China—a general overview
- How to enforce IP in China
- How to enforce IP in the United States
- Silicon Valley businesses’ experience with IP protection in China
This China IP Road Show is organized by the USPTO, in cooperation with the Silicon Valley USPTO Regional Office, with help from the local U.S. Export Assistance Center, local bar associations, and other trade and IP organizations. The purpose is to provide a forum for attendees to create networks and engage in informed discussions of IP issues that affect their businesses.
The event will be open to members of the public to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is free and is required to attend. Registration can be done online in advance of the meeting at the link below, and may also be available on site, one half-hour prior to the start of the meeting, space permitting. Register to attend here.
Click here for the agenda.
The registration website provides additional information about directions and accommodation. For non-press inquiries, please contact Nadine Herbert at the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, telephone (571) 272-6094.
- Alan Cox, NERA Economic Consulting, "Antitrust and IP in China"
- Charles T. Graves, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, "Basics of Trade Secret Law and Enforcement in China"
- Christopher Shen, NTD Intellectual Property Attorneys, "Trademark Prosecution and Opposition in China Recent Developments and Challenges"
- Elizabeth Chien-Hale, Brinks Gilson & Lione, "A New Era for Software Patents in China"
- Jay Reiziss, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, "Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights at the ITC"
- Jiarui Liu, University of San Francisco School of Law, "Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom — The Future of Copyright in China"
- Thomas J. Moga, LeClair Ryan, ""Patents in China"
- Xian Pu, Beijing IPHOUSE Network Technology Co., Ltd, "Data-driven Strategies for IP Litigation in China"