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.
- 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
- Gaétan De Rassenfosse, "SEPs and patent grant in China: What the data show"
- Yuan HAO, "Recent SEP injunction related rule development in China"
A collection of documents relevant to the meeting is available for download from the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s website.
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.