Conference report: Judge Denny Chin, the Jeremy Lin of law

Karen Bolipata, New York


Judge Denny Chin wanted attendees of the Fordham IP China Conference to know two things: First, he is not an IP expert. Second, he is not a China expert

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals judge said he was told by conference organisers to talk about three things: the languishing Google Books litigation he has presided over since 2005, cloud computing and his recent trip to China.

Of the Google Books case, Chin said simply: "It does not seem those negotiations have gone anywhere."

On the second point, Chin said he was recently introduced to the...


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