China IP Programs Podcasts and Testimony

On Thursday, March 31 2022 at 8 PM Eastern Time at Harvard Law School on “Intellectual Property and Technology Exchanges Between the US and China”, with Daniel Chow OSU) and Angela Zhang (HKU).  The focus of my discussion will be on multilateral approaches to engaging China, including the WTO.  Here is the registration link

On Tuesday, April 5, I will be speaking at the Intellectual Property Awareness Summit (11:00 AM-4:30 PM Pacific Time) in the session on “China and Global Threats – IP’s role in maintaining an innovation edge.”  Here is the registration link.

On Friday, April 8 from 1:00 to 5:30 PM Pacific Time, I will be returning to Santa Clara University Law School at its annual symposium “China and the Reshaping of the International Legal Order”, on the first panel on enforcement of Intellectual Property.  Here is the registration link.

Tim Pohlmann of IPLytics and I had an enjoyable chat on SEP developments in China. One snippet: “The Chinese legal system should not be underestimated, and its power and influence will grow.”  Learn more by listening.   The March 15, 2022 podcast on “SEPS and the Law in China” is available on Tim’s webpage, as well as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music

Also on April 14, I will be testifying on US-China intellectual property and technology policy before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (“USCC”).  The focus of my talk will be on US self-strengthening in IP and technology policies.  The official announcement will be made soon on the USCC website.

I am finally beginning to dig out of a very busy spring semester.  Here are some of the many upcoming events:

The Berkeley Center for Law and Technology  (BCLT) will be hosting a Law, Technology, and IP Month in May.  The month-long ambitious program is free and open to the public  It will cover a wide range of IP and technology issues. I am involved in sessions on Chinese IP, SEPs, and plant varieties.

On June 12, 14, and 15, Berkeley Law and Tsinghua Law return with their fourth annual joint program on Transnational IP Litigation.   This year’s theme is “Handling Cross-Border Conflicts in Litigation and Licensing.” We will be discussing a range of relatively new issues, including transnational protection of designs, IP misuse in licensing agreements, and copyright licensing.  Further information is available here.  The program is free, open to the public, and open to the media.

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