New China IP Positions

With the summer almost upon us, the tours of many diplomats posted overseas are slated to end.  No less so with IPR-diplomats.

Chris Adams will be departing from his post as USTR’s representative in China.  The notice for his job posting is available here: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/317283100 .  Chinese language is no longer mandatory for this position, but is highly desirable.

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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