Recent developments on standard-essential patents in China

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Federal Circuit Bar Association (CFBA) are co-hosting this meeting and webinar to discuss updates on the treatment of standard-essential patents (SEPs) in China, with a focus on prosecution and injunctions. This free event will offer an unparalleled opportunity to gather information from leading academics and experts on this topic from the United States, China, and Switzerland.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Cohen, senior counsel, USPTO
  • David Kappos, partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Koren Wong, director, Global Antitrust Institute, Adjunct Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
  • Li ZHU, judge, Supreme People’s Court of China
  • Gaétan De Rassenfosse, holder of the chair of innovation and IP policy, College of Management of Technology, Switzerland
  • Yuan HAO, researcher, IP Research Center, Tsinghua Law School, Tsinghua University
  • Yijun Jill GE, IP managing associate, Allen & Overy, Shanghai Office

Registration:

The meeting is open to members of the public to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is free. Registration can be done online in advance of the meeting at the link below, and may also be available on site one half hour on the day of the meeting, space permitting. Register to attend here. 

Webcast:

The meeting will be available for viewing via live webcast

  • Event number: 995 697 865
  • Event password: NPhmqXkt
  • Dial-in number (audio only):  1-650-479-3208

Agenda:

The agenda can be viewed here.

Background materials:

A collection of documents relevant to the meeting is available for download from the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s website

Additional information:

The registration website provides additional information about directions and accommodation. For non-press inquiries, please contact Kelly Sheng at the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, telephone (571) 272-2227; or Nadine Herbert, telephone (571) 272-6094.