The Long U.S.-China Institute Presents A Premier Panel on Intellectual Property Protection in China

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
9:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111

The John S. and Marilyn Long U.S.-China Institute for Business and Law at UC Irvine, a leading research institute on doing business in China, partners with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the District Export Council of Southern California to present this comprehensive seminar which brings together China IP experts with a deep understanding of how U.S. businesses can protect their intellectual property in China. Experienced speakers from government, industry, and academia will share up-to-the-minute information, as well as what to watch and prepare for in the future.

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Presentations and Topics

  • Registering Your Trademarks and Copyrights in China
  • Obtaining Your Patents in China
  • IP Enforcement in China, for Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
  • Protecting Your Trade Secrets Practical and Political Considerations
  • Company IP Risk Management
  • Insights from UCI Compliance Studies
  • Anticipating Future Challenges – Why Being Up-to-Date is Not Enough

Full seminar schedule here >


  • Susan Anthony, Esq., Attorney-Advisor, USPTO
  • Terri Batch, Senior International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Robert Bowen, Associate General Counsel, Gov. and Regulatory Affairs, Western Digital
  • Mark Cohen, Senior Counsel, Office of Policy and International Affairs, USPTO
  • Deborah Greaves, Of Counsel, Ezra Brutzkus Gubner LLP
  • Dan Harris, Partner/Founder, Harris Moure PLLC
  • Larry (Lubing) Lian, Attorney-Advisor, USPTO
  • William M. Mansfield, Esq., Director of Intellectual Property, ABRO Industries, Inc.
  • Ryan Ong, Director, Business Advisory Services, U.S.-China Business Council
  • Mark Romeo, Partner, Crowell & Moring
  • Terry Ross, Intellectual Property Partner, Crowell & Moring, Washington, D.C.
  • Marvin W. Sepe, Chief Operating Officer, CTC Global Corporation
  • Christopher Shaowei, Attorney at Law and Patent Attorney, NTD Intellectual Property Attorneys, Beijing
  • Benjamin Van Rooij, John S. and Marilyn Long U.S.-China Institute for Business and Law, UC Irvine
  • Xiaowei Wei, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, Beijing
  • Liam Zhu, Liam Zhu, Liu & Partners, Beijing