Agenda & PPTs

Registration and Breakfast                                                                        8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction                                                                         8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Professor Liu Chuntian, Renmin University of China Law School

Professor Jennifer Rothman, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Professor Rob Merges
, Berkeley Law & BCLT      


Panel 1: The New Chinese Copyright Law                                                  9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Mr. Simon Frankel, Covington & Burling LLP (Moderator)

Professor Seagull Song, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (PPT)

Professor Liu Chuntian, Renmin University of China Law School (PPT)

Professor Li Chen, Renmin University of China Law School

Mr. Ma Xiaogang, Formerly of the Chinese Copyright Office (PPT)


Break                                                                                                             10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     


Panel 2: External Perspectives on New Chinese Copyright Law             11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    
Professor Jennifer Rothman, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (Moderator) 

Ms. Maria Strong, United States Copyright Office (PPT)

Mr. Michael Schlesinger, International Intellectual Property Alliance (PPT)

Professor Peter Yu, Drake University Law School

                                                                                                               12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Keynote                                                                                                          1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Horacio Gutierrez, Microsoft Corporation

Panel 3: Enforcement: General Trends                                                       1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Mr. David T. Yang, Morrison & Foerster LLP (Moderator)

Professor Mark Cohen, Fordham University School of Law (PPT)         

Judge Xia Junli, Presiding Judge of the Intellectual Property Division of the Supreme People’s Court, People’s Republic of China (PPT)           

Professor Jeff Atik, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law


Panel 4: Enforcement Issues in the Entertainment Industries                 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 pm        

Professor Peter Menell, Berkeley Law & BCLT (Moderator)

Mr. Ron Wheeler, Fox Entertainment Group

Professor Eric Priest, University of Oregon School of Law (PPT)

Professor Guo He, Renmin University of China Law School (PPT)

Dr. James Luo, Lawjay Partners (PPT)

Ms. Karen Thorland, Motion Picture Association of America (PPT)


Break                                                                                                           3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.      


Panel 5: Enforcement Issues in Technology Industries                           4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.     

Professor Karl Manheim, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (Moderator)

Professor Andrew Mertha, Cornell University (PPT)

Professor Zhang Guangliang, Renmin University of China Law School (PPT)

Professor Christal Sheppard, University of Nebraska College of Law    


Closing Remarks                                                                                        5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Professor Rob Merges, Berkeley Law & BCLT        

Professor Liu Chuntian, Renmin University of China Law School


Reception                                                                                                    5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

6.50 hours of general CLE Credit is Available.

The New Developments in IP Law Reception is sponsored by
the John S. & Marilyn Long US-China Institute for Business and Law.