Thursday, February 02, 2006

USPTO sponsors seminar on General IP Enforcement in China

The Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will sponsor a seminar on "General IP Enforcement in China" on Wednesday, April 13, 2005, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Prominent IP in China experts will give presentations:
Mark Cohen, the IP attaché assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, will give an introduction to the Chinese IP system and a summary of the Chinese Supreme People's Court's recently issued judicial interpretation on "Handling Criminal Cases of Infringing Intellectual Property."
Andy Dubosky of Rouse & Co., International, will offer a presentation on conducting IP investigations in China
John Del Ponti, general counsel for Black & Decker, will speak about his company's experiences in protecting and enforcing their IP rights in China.
Elaine Wu, attorney-advisor with the USPTO, will give a brief presentation on the STOP! (Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy) Initiative.

Read the press release here.

IP Dragon would love to attend, but cannot make it. If you attend this seminar, please share the information of the event with IP Dragon (ipdragon(at) Thanks.

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