The US Embassy in Beijing has extended its search for a local staff economic specialist position with an IPR focus, with a starting salary of 218,000 RMB/year and excellent benefits. The deadline listed has been extended to October 27. The announcement is found at: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/china/913634/wangcx3/VA-Economic%20Specialist.pdf. The listing is found at: http://beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/positions-open-to-locally-employed-staff.html. The point of contact for applications is: USEmbassyBJHR@state.gov
Please note a few upcoming events, listed mostly in chronological order:
On February 28, 2012, Paul Jones and Xu Jing will be speaking in the Strafford live phone/web seminar entitled “IP Litigation in China“. The panel will address challenges for IP protection in the Chinese court system.
On March 15, 2012, AmCham China, the United States Information Technology Office (USITO), Fordham University School of Law and the European Chamber of Commerce will host a conference on Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights. The Conference will take place in Beijing. Second Circuit Judge Denny Chin, who is returning to China for the first time since he left as a child, will open the event as the keynote speaker, along with the Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, Robert Wang. Chief Judge Kong Xiangjun of the IPR Tribunal of the Supreme People’s Court is expected to moderate for Judge Chin. A panel discussion of leading experts, including current and former government officials, academics and corporate IPR leaders will follow. More information here. Continue reading