China The Asia Foundation, an international non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, and open Asia-Pacific region, is seeking a Chief of Party for its Justice Under Rule of […]
Mark Cohen （柯恒）
Mark Allen Cohen （柯恒} is a Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Guest Professor at Renmin University, China. He has served as the Senior Counsel, China for the USPTO. Formerly, he was Director of International Intellectual Property Policy at Microsoft Corporation. Prior to that time he was Of Counsel to Jones Day's Beijing office. Before then, he served as Senior Intellectual Property Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and as Attorney-Advisor in the Office of International Relations at USPTO. In total, he has nearly 30 private, public sector, in house and academic experience on IPR issues in China. This is his private blog. This blog represents the opinions of the author(s) only, and should not be construed as the position of any employer, client, or other party, including (and especially) the US government.
Procter & Gamble is hiring for Counsel or Patent Advisor in Intellectual Property in Legal in Beijing as part of their Asia Innovation Group. The position requires a patent background. Here’s the link: […]
On October 3 the National Academies are hosting a program on “Management of Intellectual Property in Standards Setting Processes”. The China paper by Dan Breznitz and Michael Murphree, entitled “Shaking Grounds? Technology […]
Attached is a schedule of programs this week on China IPR related matters as part of a Ministry of Commerce delegation to the U.S. This is a comprehensive interagency delegation, and the […]
From Director’s Forum: David Kappos’ Public Blog: On Sept 10, 2012 the USPTO was privileged to host Minister Zhou Bohua and his senior delegation from the State Administrative for Industry and Commerce […]
I sat down with Nam Ngô Thiên (Chinese name: 吴天南, Wu Tiennan) (picture above) on Sept 15 in Beijing, fortunate to catch him on a recent visit back to Beijing since his […]
The Chinese “Summer Davos” just ended yesterday (Sept. 12) in Tianjin with Premier Wen Jiabao, several heads of state and senior leaders, Thomas Friedman, and many CEO’s and leading business officials attending […]
It is rare that I can blog on a patent issue in China that has implications reaching far beyond intellectual property, to property rights and civil law, WTO and TRIPS, and even […]
The Peterson Institute for International Economics, a leading think tank located at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, seeks a full-time research analyst to work with Dr. Nicholas Lardy on projects on China’s economy.
As summer comes to an end with the Labor Weekend in the US, we round out our IP Tourism list with the rest of our recommendations: