Here are some upcoming programs that involve China in North American in October:
October 11-12, 2017, I will be speaking on a China IP Panel at the ABA IP West conference in Long Beach, California. The panel will focus on China’s recent (paradoxical) emergence in IP protection and enforcement. Mike Mangelson, China IP Attaché in Shanghai will also be speaking at a session focused on the China IP Attaché program at this ABA program.
On October 14, 2017, I will be moderating a session on new trends in Chinese IP litigation, courts and enforcement at the Sixth Annual IP Summit hosted by Loyola University of Los Angeles.
On October 18, 2017, the University of Indiana/USPTO will be hosting a China “Road Show” in Indianapolis.
On October 20, 2017, the John Marshall Law School will be hosting a China “Road Show” with USPTO in Chicago.
On October 26, 2018, I am scheduled to be commenting (as an academic) at the Fordham IP Institute on a presentation by Dr. David Cole of the Hagley Museum and Library on “A Nation of Inventors: The Politics of American Patent Models“. The Hagley Museum is planning an exhibit in China of its patent models in 2018.
Apart from these events, there are also China IP road shows scheduled for Salt Lake City and Denver in October. Watch the USPTO website for more information on these and other programs.
An addenda to October offerings, per its Federal Register Notice, on October 10, 2017, USTR will be hosting a hearing on the Section 301 investigation involving China’s Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Innovation – Related Rractices.