If you are a North Carolina business owner, come get valuable tips on how to protect your intellectual property (IP) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s China Intellectual Property Road Show. This free, one-day program brings together experts from the U.S. government, IP attorneys, and local business people to share their insights on ways that U.S. rights holders can protect their IP in China.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about:
- What you need to know about protecting your patents, copyrights, and trademarks in China
- Where is China going on IP?
- Enforcing your IP rights in the United States
- Enforcing your IP rights in China
- IP in China — the North Carolina experience
This is one of a series of China IP Road Shows that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is conducting across the country. It has been organized in cooperation with the Duke Center for International Development, a unit within Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. For more information, visit the China IP Road Show homepage.
Register here. There is no charge to attend the program. Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come basis.
- Shirreef Loza, U.S. Commercial Service, North Carolina, "Welcome Remarks"
- Lynn Wang, China NTD, "How to Protect Your Marks in China and Pitfalls to Avoid"
- Chenyan Wu, Chang Tsi & Partners, "Patent Protection in China"
- Doris Estelle Long, The John Marshall Law School, "Copyright Law in China: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Developments"
- Chenyan Wu, Chang Tsi & Partners, "IP Civil Enforcement in China"
- Nathan Yang, China NTD, "Chinese IP Enforcement Options - on Trademark Side"
- David Gerasimow, Husch Blackwell, Chicago, Illinois, "U.S. District Court Litigation & ITC Investigations"
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.