2015 February 12 NJIPLA & NYIPLA Joint Program: Intellectual Property Protection in China from A-Z

Event Date
  • 2/12/2015   8:20 AM - 6:30 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • Woodbridge Hotel at Metropark
    120 Wood Ave S
    Iselin, New Jersey 08830




Intellectual Property Protection
in China from A-Z
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Woodbridge Hotel at Metropark, Iselin, NJ


8:40-9:00 AM       Morning CLE Registration (excludes lunch)
     Full Day CLE Registration (includes lunch)

9:00-9:10 AM                     Welcome Remarks
      NJIPLA President-Elect Jon Chiodo, Senior Patent Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
      NYIPLA President-Elect Dorothy Auth, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

9:10-10:40 AM       Overview of Intellectual Property in China
        Moderator, Mark Cohen, Senior Counsel, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Patent Prosecution in ChinaHeather Lin, Senior Partner, NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.
     Trademark Prosecution & Opposition in ChinaDuncan WillsonAttorney Advisor
                                              United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Managing an IP Portfolio from a Chinese Corporate Perspective
                                              Alan Zhiyong Fan
, Deputy Director of Intellectual Property Rights Department, Huawei Technologies
                                              An American IP Attorney in China - Ben Wang, Head of Patents, Unilever China                

10:40-10:55 AM       Refreshment Break

10:55-12:25 AM                 Enforcement Challenges  and Successes in China
      Moderator, Lisa Wang, Founder, Wang Intellectual Property Law
      Joint Initiatives on IP Enforcement in China - Matthew Bassiur, Vice President, Pfizer Global Security
      Negotiation Strategies with Chinese Companies - Alex Yip, Senior IP Corporate Counsel, Alcatel-Lucent
      Patent Enforcement from a U.S. Corporate Perspective - Dean GarnerAssistant General Counsel - 
      Patents, Johnson & Johnson
              Emerging IP Litigation Trends in China - Tim Smith, Executive, Rouse


11:45-12:15 PM                 Afternoon CLE Registration Only (includes lunch)

12:25-1:15 PM                   Luncheon

1:15-1:45 PM                      Luncheon Speaker
       The Honorable Randall Rader, Former Chief Judge,
      United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (ret.)

1:45-3:10 PM                      Chinese Infringements at Home – U.S. Border Control
              ​Moderator, Alexander J. Hadjis, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
           The Honorable F. Scott Kieff, Commissioner, ITC
Mark AbatePartner, Goodwin Procter
       Dax Terrill, Attorney Advisor, IP Rights Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

3:10-3:25 PM                      Refreshment Break

3:25-4:45 PM                      China: Competitor or Partner? – Strategies for the Years Ahead
       Moderator, Peter Thurlow, Partner, Jones Day
       Mark Cohen, Senior Counsel, United States Patent and Trademark Office
       Dick Thurston
, Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel, TSMC (ret.)
      David Kappos, PartnerCravath, Swaine & Moore

4:45-5:00 PM                      Closing Remarks
NJIPLA President-Elect Jon Chiodo, Senior Patent Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
NYIPLA President-Elect Dorothy Auth, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

5:00-6:30 PM                      Networking Reception sponsored by NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.

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