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CLE: Intellectual Property Law Section

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:30am

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Belo Mansion (2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas)
Lone Star Strategies for IP in China
CLE Credit:
MCLE 5.25
8:30 – 9am      Welcome Remarks and USPTO Resources for China IP

  • Hope Shimabuku – Regional Director, USPTO Texas Regional Office
  • Mark Cohen – Senior Counsel, China Team, Office of Policy and International Affairs, USPTO

9am – 10am Protecting Your IP in China – Principal Laws

  • Conrad Wong, Attorney Advisor, Office of Policy and International Affairs, USPTO
  • Mark Cohen, USPTO
  • Paul Reilly, Baker Botts
  • Tony Chen, Jones Day (Shanghai Office)

10:15am – 11:15 am Enforcing Your IP Rights in China

  • Conrad Wong, USPTO
  • Judge Zhou, Former Super Court of China
  • Ji Wenhua, Consul of Economic & Commercial Affairs, Consulate General of China in Houston

11:15am – 11:35 am Presentation on The Rise of China’s IP Power

  • Peter Yu, Professor and Co-Director, Texas A & M University Center for Law and Intellectual Property

12:30pm – 1:30pm Protecting Your IP Rights in China: Texas Perspective

  • Heather Foster, Fossil Group
  • IP Practitioner/In-House Counsel (TBD) for Trade Secrets
  • In-House Counsel (TBD) for Take down procedure by online sale platform

1:30pm – 2:30pm Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the US

  • Government attorney (TBD) for Border Control/Customs
  • Beau Jackson, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP
  • Jay Johnson, Jones Day
  • Bruce Sostek, Thompson & Knight

2:30 – 3:00pm Closing Remarks

  • David Royce, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Commercial Service
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