The following are some English language reference materials for those who are closely following Chinese copyright developments, which can also be useful for those attending Fordham’s conference on July 25. Continue reading
The Intellectual Property Law Institute at Fordham Law School, directed by Prof. Hugh Hansen, will host a conference on Chinese copyright law and policy, July 25, 2012. Topics will include:
- Recent developments in substantive law
- Sports broadcasting
- Internet regulation
- Judicial trends
- Copyright, design, and conflicts with other trends
The Conference will be directed by Prof. Mark Cohen, and will take place in Room 302 of the Law School, 140 W. 62nd St., New York City. It will run from 10:30 to about 2:00, with lunch included. There will be no cost to attendees. However, reservations are requested.
The 2013 “Suzhou-Silicon Valley” International Innovation Conference will be held in Suzhou, China on July 7-8, 2013. The Conference is jointly organized by the Center for Enterprise Innovation and Development at Soochow University, Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University, the China Institute for Science and Technology Policy at Tsinghua University, School of Information of UC Berkeley, and supported by many prominent organizations such as the Western Returned Scholars Association (WRSA) of China. Researchers, educators and students, policy makers, consultants, entrepreneurs and corporate managers are encouraged to submit papers.
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On April 11th, Fordham Law School held its first China focused IP Conference, “Understanding China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property”. The program covered a range of issues, from patenting trends, to challenges in design protection, and intellectual property protection challenges for cloud computing in China, with mixed panels of academics, practitioners, judges and government officials from both countries. Continue reading
The Federal Circuit Bar has just posted the formal announcement of its Bench and Bar program with the China Law Society, which will be hosted at Renmin University May 28-30, with the the support of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Supreme People’s Court of China, the US Patent and Trademark Office and the State Intellectual Property Office, amongst others. Continue reading