Chinese IP Law Practice Seminar - Chinese Patent Prosecution Tips, Tricks and More!

[Arthur Yuan]

In continuing the theme and goal of advancing practical knowledge of IP practice at the John Marshall Law School, the Chinese IP Resource Center is proud to announce and promote the following practical seminar on Chinese IP law practice, sponsored and hosted by Liu Shen & Associates from Beijing, China.  The seminar focuses and highlights many of the practical issues that US applicants face when filing in China or just considering doing businesses in China.

The cost of the seminar is free and you could register it by:

  1. emailing your contact information to jaysha "at" or wjliu "at";
  2. calling 312-577-7614; or
  3. faxing 312-233-0122

Seatings are limited (25), so please register early!

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

Location: 200 East Randolph Street, 51th Floor of AON Center, Chicago, IL 60601.

Chinese Patent Prosecution Tips, Tricks and More!


8:25 - 8:55 -- Registration.

9:00 - 9:40 -- "Sufficient Disclosure and Support" issues in Chinese patent prosecution, especially in chemical and pharmaceutical areas

               Speaker(s):  Dr. Stephen ZOU and/or Dr. Guojun LIU

9:50 - 10: 30 -- "Computer related and software inventions" issues -- patentable subject matter, hardware vs. software, and technical solution and effect, etc.

               Speaker:      Mr. Xiaoning YU

10:30 - 10:50 -- Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:30 -- "Use of Chinese Utility Model" for mechanical, electronic, and other consumer goods"

               Speaker:       Mr. Xiang ZHANG

11:30 - 12:10 -- Consideration of local ownership of patents, especially for multi-national companies---High New Technology Entity (HNTE), "cross-border transaction" for internal transaction of technology and trademarks, etc.

               Speaker(s):   Mr. Jay SHA and/or Mr. Allen TAO

12:30 - 1:30 -- Lunch break (provided) for attendees.

1:40 - 4:00 -- Open discussions on a wide range of topics with Liu Shen attorneys.