Intellectual Property Protection in China From A to Z

  • 02/12/2015
  • Hotel Woodbridge at MetroPark

NJIPLA & NYIPLA Joint Program:
Intellectual Property Protection in China From A to Z

Thursday, February 12, 2015   8:40 a.m - 6:30 p.m.

Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark
120 Wood Ave South
Iselin, NJ

(732) 494-6200

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8:40-9:00 AM     Morning CLE Registration (excludes lunch)
                             Full Day CLE Registration (includes lunch)

9:00-9:10 AM     Welcome Remarks
    NJIPLA President Jon Chiodo
         Senior Patent Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
    NYIPLA President-Elect Dorothy Auth
         Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

9:10-10:40 AM    Overview of Intellectual Property in China
    Moderator, Mark Cohen
         Senior Counsel, United States Patent and Trademark Office
   
Trademark Prosecution & Opposition in China - Duncan Wilson
         Attorney Advisor, United States Patent and Trademark Office

    Patent Prosecution in China - Heather Lin
         Senior Partner, NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.
    Managing an IP Portfiolio from a Chinese Corporate Perspective -
        Alan Zhiyong Fan
        Deputy Director of Intellectual Property Rights Department,
        Huawei Technologies
    An American IP Attorney in China - Ben Wang
         Head of Patents, Unilever China/                      

10:40-10:55 AM     Refreshment Break

10:55-12:25 AM     Enforcement Challenges  and Successes in China
    Moderator, Lisa Wang
         Founder, Wang Intellectual Property Law
    Joint Initiatives on IP Enforcement in China - Matthew Bassiur
         Vice President, Pfizer Global Security
    Patent Enforcement from a U.S. Corporate Perspective - Dean Garner
         Assistant General Counsel - Patents, Johnson & Johnson
    Negotiation Strategies with Chinese Companies - Alex Yip
         Senior IP Corporate Counsel, Alcatel-Lucent
    Emerging IP Litigation Trends in China - Tim Smith 
         Executive, Rouse

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11:45-12:15 PM     Afternoon CLE Registration Only (includes lunch)

12:25-1:15 PM       Luncheon

1:15-1:45 PM         Luncheon Speaker
    The Honorable Randall Rader, Chief Judge (ret.),
         United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Court

1:45-3:10 PM      Chinese Infringements at Home – U.S. Border Control
    Moderator, Alexander J. Hadjis
         Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
    The Honorable F. Scott Kieff
         Commissioner, ITC
    Mark Abate
         Partner, Goodwin Procter
    Dax Terrill
        Attorney Advisor, IP Rights Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

3:10-3:25 PM       Refreshment Break

3:25-4:45 PM       China: Competitor or Partner? – Strategies for the Years Ahead
    Moderator, Peter Thurlow
        Partner, Jones Day
    Mark Cohen
         Senior Counsel, United States Patent and Trademark Office
    Dick Thurston
         Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel, TSMC (ret.)
    David Kappos
         Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

4:45-5:00 PM        Closing Remarks
    NJIPLA President Jon Chiodo
         Senior Patent Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
    NYIPLA President-Elect Dorothy Auth
         Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

5:00-6:30 PM         Networking Reception
         sponsored by NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.

Registration and CLE information available here.

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