Thursday, April 28, 2011

Intellectual Property and Indigenous Innovation, Two Opposite Roads For Foreign IPR Holders

Photo Danny Friedmann
IP and indigenous innnovation
roads going in opposite directions?
The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission will hold hearings on China's intellectual property  and indigenous innovation policies on May 4th. Emphasis will be given on the consequences of these policies for the film, broadcast, and software industries.

8:30 am – 8:45 am: Hearing Co-Chairs’ Opening (Commissioners Dick D’Amato and Dennis Shea);
8:45 am – 9:15 am: Panel I: Congressional Perspectives by Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) - retired;
9:15 am – 10:45 am: Panel II: Film and Broadcast Industry by Mr. Richard Masur, former President, Screen Actors Guild;
11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Panel III: Business Software by Mr. Michael Schlesinger, Of Counsel, Greenberg
Traurig, and International Intellectual Property Alliance and Mr. Ken Wasch, President, Software & Information Industry Association;

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Panel IV: China’s Indigenous Innovation Policy by Ms. Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff, AFL-CIO and Mr. Alan Wm. Wolff, Of Counsel, Dewey & LeBoeu.

Information about location here.

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