Post-pandemic: Where are the US and China headed together on IP and Tech

greenery in ally wayThursday, July 13, 2023
5:00 – 6:30 P.M., Pacific Time

General CLE Credit Pending Approval by California State Bar


Planning a return trip to China in the near future to discuss IP or tech issues?

Join BCLT’s Mark Cohen in a Zoom discussion with USPTO’s Elaine Wu and Mike Mangelson and others as they discuss their recent trips to China and the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Submit your questions in advance to Mark Cohen at We will reserve time from 6:00 PM (Pacific) for observations, questions, and answers.




Mark Cohen
Senior Fellow and Director, BCLT Asia IP Project

First Half: Non-Government Engagement
During the first half of our meeting, we will discuss interaction on the economy, technology, IP, and other issues by recent visitors to China, including the role of “track 2 dialogues”, the role of local government, academic exchanges, and business-to-business discussion. 
Dr. Yuan Hao
Senior Fellow, BCLT Asia IP Project
Andy Rothman
Investment Strategist
Matthews Asia
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Second Half: Government-to-Government Engagement
During the second half of our meeting, we will discuss the USPTO’s recent visit to China with the USPTO’s senior attorneys and the range of IP issues that they discussed.
Elaine Wu
Principal Counsel and Director, Office of Policy & International Affairs
Mike Mangelson
Principal Counsel and Director, China Intellectual Property

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