China Patents – Registration and Enforcement Strategies for Business
The Chinese patent system is booming. Numbers of applications are up dramatically, and China is now an important global player when it comes to intellectual property. For UK companies it is increasingly important to have an IP strategy that takes proper account of China. The patent system in China has some unique features that can be seen as an opportunity or a threat, depending on your perspective. In this webinar we will explore some of the important features of the Chinese patent system at various different stages in the life of a patent, from the application to enforcement.
This webinar covers:
– A review of the Intellectual Property Landscape in China
– Special features of the Chinese patent application process
– Introduction to the Chinese Utility Model
– Strategies for enforcing patents and utility models in China
Peter Arrowsmith, Partner at Cleveland, patent and trade mark attorneys. Peter specialises in inventions relating to electronics and computer software and is experienced in the Chinese application system.
Wenping Chen, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons. Wenping specialises in patent protection with particular knowledge in biochemistry cases and was recently commended in the IAM Patent 1000 2014, a guide to the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe.