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Doing Business in China: A Commercial Review

October 3, 2014
McQuade Auditorium
University of Toledo College of Law


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Presented by
Regional Growth Partnership Toledo Law
 CISP  

COBI

Center for Family Business

Toledo Bar Association         TIPLA

Confucius Institute

 

Speakers

Ann Bartow, Professor, Pace Law School

Mark A. Cohen, Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School and Senior Counsel, China, United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO")

Vince DiPofi, Corporate Director of Business Development and Sr. Vice President, SSOE

Elizabeth Lai Featherman (黎嘉欣律 ), Counsel, Mandelbaum Salsburg

Thomas Moga, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Gary Nieman, Sales Executive Owens Corning

Phillip Rotman, Chief IP Counsel, Dana Corporation

James Rush, Executive Vice President, Communica

Lars S. Smith, Professor, University of Louisville

Peter Yu (余家明), Professor, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and is the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School

Paul Zito, Vice President of International Development, Regional Growth Partnership

 

Agenda

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration & Welcome
8:30 am - 9:30 am Patent Examination Standards in China
Thomas Moga, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
9:30 am - 10:15 am Creative Solutions for Combating Online Counterfeiting
Elizabeth Lai Featherman (黎嘉欣律 ), Counsel, Mandelbaum Salsburg
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:15 am Consumer Privacy Issues in China
Ann Bartow, Professor, Pace Law School
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Intellectual Property Protection in China: Same Old, Same Old or Is There Something New?
Peter Yu (余家明), Professor, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and is the founding
director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Lunch Provided
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Evaluating the IP Risks of Doing Business in China
Mark Cohen, Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School and Senior Counsel, China, United States
Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO")
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Break
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Business and Legal Aspects of Cross Cultural Communications: US and China
TBA
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Doing Business in China: Toledo Experiences (Panel) Hear from Owens Corning, SSOE,
Communica and the Regional Growth
Partnership About Why They are in China, What
They Have Experienced and What They Recommend for Your Future in China.

Gary Nieman, Sale Executive Owens Corning
James Rush, Executive Vice President, Communica
Vince DiPofi, Corporate Director of Business Development and Sr. Vice President, SSOE
D. Paul Zito, Vice President of International Development, Regional Growth Partnership
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Conducting Business and Protecting US IP in China: Lessons Learned (Panel)
Phillip Rotman, Chief IP Counsel, Dana Corporation
Thomas Moga, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Elizabeth Lai Featherman, Counsel, Mandelbaum Salsburg
Lars Smith (Moderator), Professor, University of Louisville
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Reception - UT College of Law
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