I just received word that Judge Ronald Lew 刘成威; of the Central District of California, has passed away. Judge Lew was a great supporter of the work of USPTO in engaging the […]
Berkeley-Tsinghua Transnational Litigation IP Program Begins May 19
Berkeley Law and Tsinghua Law are hosting their 5th annual program on Transnational IP Litigation from May 19-20, 2023.
Upcoming Asia Society Event on US-China Relations
I will talk on January 12 at the Asia Society annual event “The Future of U.S. & China.” This is the capstone event in its annual “Seeking Truth Through Facts” series. UC […]
FRANKENSTEIN TRADEMARK AGENTS FILING FROM CHINA!
A Chinese firm submits trademark applications that indicate a deceased US trademark lawyer is their agent. How should USPTO discipline this type of activity to better protect its operations, users of the system, and reduce fraud?
Antimonoply Law Resources in English
A roundup of recent English language resources on antimonopoly law reform and comments on new rules from SAMR.
Uses and Misuses of Chinese Patent Data to Assess Emerging Technological Challenges from China
Chinese patent data is often misapplied or dismissed in its entirety. Effectively understanding and utilizing the data can lead to better comprehension of the technological challenges that China poses to the United States. Please also join our forthcoming event: https://www.csis.org/events/us-technological-leadership-and-patents-what-can-data-tell-us.
Fourth Annual Berkeley Tsinghua Program — June 13, 15 & 16
Berkeley and Tsinghua law schools will be presenting their fourth annual program on Transnational IP Litigation, with a focus on litigation and licensing, including licensing of copyright and designs on June 13, 15 & 16.
China IP Update — in 90 Minutes!
Please join BCLT on May 24 at 11:00 am Pacific for a 90 minute tour de horizon on IP developments in China. Registration is free,
China’s New Seed Law: Molecular Varieties and Macro Developments
China’s new Seed Law was a positive step forward, particularly in the protection of Essentially Derived Varieties. The status of any needed implementing legislation is less clear.
China in the DOJ Draft Policy: A Summary of the Comments
The comment period ended February 4, 2021 on the DOJ/USPTO/NIST Draft Policy Statement on Licensing Negotiations and Remedies for Standards-Essential Patents Subject to Voluntary F/RAND Commitments (the “2021 Draft”), to which I […]