The next day, on October 3, the University of Toledo Law School will be sponsoring another all day program “Doing Business in China: A Legal and Commercial Review”. The fee is only $35.00 and also includes a solid bench, including Tom Moga, Peter Yu, Elizabeth Lai Featherman and me talking about IP issues. CLE credit is available.
Law schools in North America will soon be back in session, and I thought it would be a useful to do a roundup of academic programs on Chinese IP, focusing on programs for United States students. Based on data and my own personal experience, the pipeline of talented young American law students who are interested in IP and speak Chinese remains thin, especially when compared to the rapid growth of interest in China-IP related activities. However, as this blog suggests, it is growing. Continue reading →
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 →