Year 2015 Programs

 

In 2015, the Chinese Intellectual Property Resource Center plans to organize the following programs:

1. March 18, 2018: A.M. - Commencement Exercises for January 2015 LL.M. Graduates in Beijing.

2. March 19, 2015: P.M. - The Latest Development of US Patent Law

by Professor Arthur Yuan.

 

3. June 1-27: China IP Summer Program

  • This year's China IP Summer Program will for the first time include a field trip to Shanghai.  The program will be in Beijing from June 1 through 21 before heading to Shanghai from June 21 through 27.  For more information, please visit the 2015 China IP Summer Program page.  This year's program features the 8th annual Sino-US IP Mock Trial program will take place in both Beijing and Shanghai.  Both will be presided over by Judge Matthew Kennelly of US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  The mock trial will focus on Trademark infringement relating to trademark protection of the federal unregistered trademarks.  The John Marshall Law School thanks the generous contribution and co-sponsorship of Loeb & Loeb, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, and the China Intellectual Property Training Center for the organizing the mock trial in Beijing and co-sponsorship of Loeb & Loeb, King & Wood Mallesons, and East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai.

4. June 19, 2015: Eight Annual Sino-US IP Mock Trial in Beijing

Presided over by:

  • Judge Matthew Kennelly of US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Judge Liu Hui of Beijing High Court

Organized by:

  • China Intellectual Property Training Center
  • The John Marshall Law School

Sponsored by:

5. June 23, 2015: First Annual Sino-US IP Mock Trial in Shanghai

Presided over by:

  • Judge Matthew Kennelly of US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Organized by:

  • East China University of Political Science and Law
  • The John Marshall Law School

Sponsored by:

 

6. September 9, 2015: Fourth Annual Chinese Intellectual Property Forum: The Latest Development on SIPO Design Patent Examination of Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Organized by:

  • State Intellectual Property Office of People's Republic of China
  • The John Marshall Law School
  • Please register here

Speaker:

  • Mr. Chongfei Fan, Deputy Director of Industrial Design Department, Patent Examination Cooperation Center, SIPO, Beijing.

Panelists:

7. September 21, 22, 24, & 25, 2015: Dr. Gao's Master Class in IP Law & Practice in China

  • Please register here
  • CLE credits pending
  • Cost: 0, but registration is required.
  •      9/21 from 12 to 4 - Chinese Patent Law I: Business Method related software patents development in China - Guest commentator: Jim Muraff of Neal Gerberg Eisenberg.
  •      9/22 from 9 to 12 - Chinese Patent Law II: Patent related enforcement issues and trends
  •      9/24 from 9 to 12 - Chinese Trademark Law: Trademark related enforcement issues and trends - Guest commentator: Douglas Masters of Loeb & Loeb
  •      9/25 from 9 to 12 - Chinese Copyright Law: Internet and copyright related enforcement issues and trends - Guest commentator: William McGrath of Davis McGrath
  • Join renowned expert and former (and first) SIPO Commissioner Dr. Lulin Gao for a seminar series on the latest developments in Chinese IP practices. Each of the four sessions will follow this format: participants will submit questions before each session, Dr. Gao will present the topics based on the questions for each session on this page, a guest expert will offer his or her views, and participants will have their questions answered by Dr. Gao and the guests.

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