Agenda

IP Litigation at a Time of Trade Tension

Registration

Day 1: January 21, 2021
4:30 to 6:30 P.M. (PT)

 

Overview: Litigation, Enforcement, Legislation

First Half

Introduction

Professor Mark Cohen, BCLT, UC Berkeley School of Law

Opening Remarks

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Berkeley School of Law

Dean SHEN Weixing, Tsinghua University

IP Litigation in a Time of Trade Tension/ Global Enforcement of IP  

US: Judge Ray Chen, CAFC 

China: Professor ZHANG Yuejiao  (former judge, WTO Appellate Body)

Moderator:

Professor Mark Cohen, BCLT, UC Berkeley School of Law

Second Half

Data Review/Cases and Legislative Developments

Matthew Chervenak, General Biologic

Larry Lian, USPTO, China Resource Center

PU Xiang, IP House

Melissa Schneider, Darts-IP

John Wiora, ktMINE

 

Moderators:

Tom Chia, VIA Licensing

Dr. GAO Lulin, former SIPO Commissioner, Beijing East IP

Day 2: January 22, 2021
4:30 to 6:30 P.M. (PT)

 

SEPs/FRAND/Licensing: Global Developments and Impact on US-China Trade

First Half

Judges’ Panel

Judge Andrew Guilford (retired), U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Chief Judge Randall Rader (retired), Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit/Tsinghua Univ. Law School

Judge SU Zhifu, Beijing High Court

Judge ZHU Jianjun, Shenzhen Intermediate Court

Second Half

Practitioners and In-House Counsel

Stuart Chemtob, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati LLP

David Kappos, Cravath, former USPTO Director 

Johnson Li, Wanhuida

ZHAO Ye, Jingtian & Gongcheng

ZHANG Hongbin, Global Law

Concluding Comments

Professor Vivienne Bath, University of Sydney

Moderators (for entire session)

Professor HAO Yuan, Tsinghua Univ. Law School

Professor Robert Merges, BCLT, UC Berkeley School of Law

Day 3: January 28, 2021
4:30 to 6:00 P.M. (PT)

 

Developments in Trade Secret Law and Litigation

First Half

Judges and Government

Professor HUANG Wushuang, East China University of Politics and Law

Senior Judge SONG Jian, Jiangsu High Court

Judge Kent Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Evan Williams, U.S. Department of Justice, Hong Kong

Second Half

Practitioners

Tim Bickham, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

HONG Yan, Lung Tin IP Firm

Jerry Xia, GEN Law

ZHANG Xiaoxia, King & Wood Mallesons LLP

Moderators (for entire session)

Professor Jiang Ge, Tsinghua Univ. Law School 

James Pooley, Pooley LLC/UC Berkeley School of Law

Day 4: January 29, 2021
4:30 to 6:30 P.M. (PT)

 

Transnational IP Litigation and a Changing Trade Environment

Pharma 

Judge CHENG Yongshun (retired) Senior Judge and Deputy Presiding Judge, IP Division, Beijing High Court

Karen Guo, Novo NorDisk

Counterfeits: Customs/On-Line 

Howard Hogan, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Soji John, Western Digital

Legal Ethics in Transborder IP Practice

Professor Mark Cohen, BCLT, UC Berkeley School of Law

Facilitating Global Dispute Settlement 

Susan Finder, School of Transnational Law, Peking University

Judge Jeremy Fogel (retired) U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California/Berkeley Judicial Institute, UC Berkeley School of Law

Moderators (for entire session)

Judge Randall Rader (retired), Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit/Tsinghua Univ. Law School

Professor YANG Guohua, Tsinghua Univ. Law School

Closing Remarks

Professor Mark Cohen, BCLT, UC Berkeley School of Law

Professor CUI Guobin, Tsinghua Univ. Law School