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Third Annual Conference on Corporate Intellectual Property in China 2008

May 8 - 9, 2008 • Shenzhen, China

An annual gathering of IP executives and lawyers on the most critical issues concerning China’s IPR protection, “Corporate Intellectual Property in China” 2008 will be held Thursday and Friday, May 8-9 in Shenzhen, China. Although only 3 percent of the total IP dispute cases in China are related to multinational corporations, China has been the main target of section 337 action. The third annual Corporate Intellectual Property in China conference will address:

  • How to protect yourself from being attacked
  • What protective measures should be taken in the global market?
  • How to deal with patent litigations in multiple jurisdictions?
  • How to undertake effective IP due diligence in corporate transactions?

Crowell & Moring is the lead sponsor and IP partner Kimberley Chen Nobles chairs the conference. She and Michael Martinez will speak on a variety of topics including: "Expanding into Markets without Buying a Lawsuit: Avoiding & Managing Patent Litigation in Multiple Jurisdictions." This includes:

  • Conducting due diligence in avoiding patent infringement when entering different markets
  • Understanding and Utilizing International Trade Law and Policy to create new market and exploitation opportunities
  • Litigation in the US: Litigating in the Federal Courts; International Trade Commission Section 337 Actions Customs; Responding to litigation, Alternative Resolutions and Options
  • Litigation in Europe; Differences between US and EU litigation systems
  • International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

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