Issue 246 | October 13, 2004
China: Patent Process & Patent Enforcement - Realities Every US Corporation Should Know

Doing Business in China - The Opportunities, The Possibilities & Realities - Things Every US Corporation Should Know About Patent Process & Patent Enforcement.

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You can listen to a rebroadcast of this event together with PowerPoint speaker support.

Every major corporation should be developing an entry strategy to participate in the vast untapped Chinese market. Whether you are targeting infrastructure, consumer goods/services, capital equipment or outsourcing, you must be concerned about the security of your Intellectual Property. All senior management charged with capitalizing on this new commercial opportunity should be interested in this presentation.

Program Outline:

  • Your company has to be there. You need to visit the industrial centers now.
  • Philosophy of IP protection in the Chinese environment
  • The patent process
  • The law and enforcement - the mechanics, the practicalities, the realities
  • Investment: Will you be protected & how? Distribution, Joint venturing/manufacturing - protecting yourself against your partner
  • Understanding how you litigate in China


Tim Malloy (tmalloy@mhmlaw.com) of McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Yufeng Ma (yma@mhmlaw.com) of McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Christopher V. Carani (ccarani@mhmlaw.com) of McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd.


If you have specific questions regarding this presentation, please e-mail Tim Malloy (tmalloy@mhmlaw.com), Yufeng Ma (yma@mhmlaw.com), or Christopher V. Carani (ccarani@mhmlaw.com).

Our Roundtable discussions are a free service to in-house counsel involved in IP matters that want to receive very timely and accurate summary information on business-relevant patent law matters, and APLF member firm attorneys.

The information contained in this email is provided for informational purposes only and does not represent legal advice. Neither the APLF nor the author intends to create an attorney client relationship by providing this information to you through this message.

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