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Issue 05/41 | September 19, 2005
China: Invitation
 Please Join Us At A Symposium: China - Protecting & Enforcing Your Intellectual Property

The annual APLF members meeting this year will include a symposium focused on the emerging and urgent Intellectual Property issues faced by corporations doing business with and in China.

The Association of Patent Law Firms and DePaul University College of Law, Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT), invite you to join us at a presentation & discussion led by international experts from China and the US.

Date: October 20, 2005

Time: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm

Place: Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology, DePaul University College of Law, Room 8005, 1 East Jackson Blvd., Chicago.

To Register: For reservations and advice on payment options, go to http://media.aplf.org/conferences/chinasymposium.php. Any questions regarding this event, contact aplfadmin@aplf.org.

Full Day Cost: $100 (Includes breakfast & light lunch). If one of our member firms is your patent law firm, please ask your contact attorney about complimentary admission to this symposium.

Supporting Sponsor: Supporting Sponsor: DePaul University College of Law, Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT)

Overnight Accommodation: We have access to favorable rates at hotels nearby the meeting site. If you require an overnight room for the 19th, please contact aplfadmin@aplf.org for details.

This symposium is specifically limited to in- house counsel involved in Intellectual Property matters who want to receive timely and accurate information on business-relevant patent law matters, and APLF member firm attorneys.

Agenda - 2005 APLF Meeting
7.30-8.30am Continental Breakfast
8.30-9.00am Welcome. Background regarding "Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China" (Tim Malloy, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.)
9.00-9.45am "Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China from a Chinese Litigation Perspective"- (Mrs. Hao, Principle, Dragon International Patent Office; Ms. Xinyan (Paula) Wang - Dragon International Patent Office; Mr. Ying Tuo - Dragon International Patent Office)
9.45-10.00am Break
10.00-11.00am "Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China from a Chinese Legal Affairs and Prosecution Perspective" - with question period (Mr. He, Director of the Legal Affairs Division of the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office)
11.00-12.00pm "Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China from a U.S. Industry Perspective" (Representative from, Snap On Tools; Representative from Johnson & Johnson Company, and potentially two other representatives from multinational corporations.) Presentations (10-15 minutes each with question period)
12.00-12.45pm Lunch
12.45-2.00pm "U.S. and Chinese Perspectives Regarding Enforcement and Protection of IP in China" (Question/Answer Panel Discussion)
2.00-3.30pm Question/Answer Panel: Developments in U.S. Patent Law and Litigation Practice Panelists:
  • The Honorable Mark Bennett, Chief Judge, Northern District Iowa
  • The Honorable Martin C. Ashman, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court Northern District of Illinois
3.30pm Closing Remarks (2006 APLF President)
3.30-5.00pm Reception: Hosted by Dragon International Patent Office (www.dragon-patent.com.cn/) to allow attendees an opportunity to talk with the presenters from China.


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