Strategies for IP Protection in China:
What Oregon Companies Need to Know
The USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Portland, Oregon, bringing together policy makers 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. It will feature participation by 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. Topics to be covered include:
- Creating an IP portfolio in China—general overview
- How to enforce IP in China
- How to enforce IP in the United States
- Oregon businesses’ experience with IP protection in China
The China Intellectual Property Road Show series is organized by the USPTO, usually in cooperation with a USPTO regional office, a nearby 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. Given its location, this event at USPTO headquarters will have a slightly different format from other events in this series, with panels targeting policy makers and government officials, in addition to business leaders.
The meeting 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 the meeting in Portland, Oregon. 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.
- Akana K. J. Ma, Ater Wynne LLP, "The Oregon Experience - Technology Licensing and Deals"
- Christopher Shen, NTD Intellectual Property Attorneys, "Trademark Prosecution and Opposition in China Recent Developments and Challenges"
- Jay Reiziss, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, "Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights at the ITC"
- Steve Schad, ESCO Corp., "Patent Enforcement 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"