are entitled IP in China: Growth and Opportunities for US
Companies. Two one-day conferences will take place in New York
(at the Grand Hyatt, on April 30) and in Chicago (at the
Congress Plaza Hotel, on May 2).
Unlike many other events, which might be hosted in China or
the US (or indeed the UK, Germany, Canada or anywhere else that
works heavily with China), there will be speakers from both
countries sharing their experiences on every panel. So the
2.30pm session – Litigating in China: A practical
guide – will feature both American lawyers talking
about their clients’ problems, and local Chinese
counsel giving their advice. So much more useful.
the speakers coming to the events are Andrew Hirsch, general
counsel of Fuelcor; Jeffrey Lindsay, head of IP at Asia Pulp
& Paper; Michelle Ma, managing partner of Liu Shen &
Associates; and Guoxu Yang from CCPIT.
The event is free for in-house IP and patent counsel,
government officials, R&D professionals and academics.
Places are available up until the day (and there’s
CLE accreditation for any lawyers looking to top up their
More details on the event can be found on the Managing IP
website, and you can sign up on the dedicated