Putting It Together: Some English Language Resources on Copyright Developments

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

China Copyright Conference – July 25, Fordham Law School

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.

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Understanding China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property

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

Understanding China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property

After months of planning and preparation, Fordham’s first China focused IP Conference is only two short days away! Registration has been climbing in the last few days, and it is still open.

With the range of issues covered and many notable featured speakers from the U.S. and Chinese government and judiciary, academia and practitioners, the program promises to be exciting. As April 11th approaches, the speaker biographies and their papers have been posted online as well.

We look forward to learning about these issues from the distinguished panel and their varied perspectives.

Other perspectives on Apple/Proview

Last week, we had a group of Chinese IP officials visiting Fordham – from Chinese Customs, a local Administration for Industry and Commerce and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate  – it was a perfect combination of officials to ask about the Apple / Proview case from the perspective of different Chinese government agencies, other than the courts. Continue reading