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China IP Road Show: What Washington Companies Need to Know
November 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
The USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Seattle, Washington, bringing together policy makers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local businesses, experts, and resources—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. It will feature participation by members of the USPTO’s China Team, who work nationwide to help U.S. businesses and inventors understand how to obtain and enforce their IP rights in China. Topics to be covered include:
- Creating an IP portfolio in China—general overview
- How to enforce IP in China
- How to enforce IP in the United States
- Washington businesses’ experience with IP protection in China
The China Intellectual Property Road Show series is organized by the USPTO, usually in cooperation with a USPTO regional office, a nearby U.S. Export Assistance Center(link is external), local bar associations, and other trade and IP organizations. The purpose is to provide a forum for attendees to create networks and engage in informed discussions of IP issues that affect their businesses.
The meeting will be open to members of the public to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is free, and is required to attend the meeting in Seattle, Washington. Registration can be done online in advance of the meeting at the link below, and may also be available on site, one half-hour prior to the start of the meeting, space permitting. Register to attend here(link is external).
The agenda will be posted at least one week before the event.
The registration website(link is external) provides additional information about directions and accommodation. For non-press inquiries, please contact Nadine Herbert(link sends e-mail) at the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, telephone (571) 272-6094.