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USPTO's China IP Roadshow comes to Iowa Law on August 28

On August 28, the University of Iowa College of Law will host the United States Patent and Trademark Office's China Intellectual Property Roadshow.  This one-day event, co-sponsored by the USPTO and University of Iowa Innovation, Business and Law Center, will bring together experts from the U.S. government, IP attorneys, and local business people to share insights on China and IP issues that will benefit anyone whose business, partners, or competitors are in China.

Confirmed speakers and topics include:

Elaine Wu, USPTO Acting Senior Counsel for China: Where is China Going on IP?

Overview of Intellectual Property Protection in China
Dan Chen, Senior Partner, Unitalen: How to Protect your Trademark in China and Avoid Pitfalls
Jay Sha, Liu Shen and Associates: Patent Protection and Trade Secret Protection in China  
Amy Hsiao, Partner, Swanson & Bratschun, LLC: Copyright Protection in China

Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in China
Dan Dougherty, Global IP Enforcement, Alibaba: E-Commerce Perspective – Notice and Take-Down Procedures
Amy Hsiao, Partner, Swanson & Bratschun, LLC: Enforcing Trademark Rights in China
Allen Tao, Liu Shen and Associates: Enforcing Patents in China:

Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the U.S.
Tony Morfitt, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Iowa: Criminal Prosecution
David Gerasimow, Associate, Husch Blackwell: Federal Court Civil Intellectual Property Litigation

The IOWA Experience
John Deusing, Dupont Dow: Agricultural issues, including Plant Variety Protection and Counterfeit Crop Enforcement Challenges in China
Jim Hansen, General Counsel, Musco Lighting: The General Counsel Perspective on IP and China
Donna Suchy, Managing Counsel Intellectual Property, Rockwell Collins and BE Aerospace: Managing an International IP Portfolio from a Corporate Perspective

Additional details and registration are available on the event webpage: