China - Intellectual Property and Innovation: Law and Policy

3 May 2010


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This seminar will focus on current issues in Intellectual Property Law in China and China's obligations in relation to intellectual property under the WTO.

Ms Li Li, Senior Legal Counsel (IPR) for the Hewlett-Packard Company in Shanghai, and former Deputy Chief Judge of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Tribunal of the Pudong New Area Court in Shanghai, will speak on current issues in Intellectual Property Law in China, with a focus on the Chinese Indigenous Innovation Policy, and its implications for law, practice and policy in China.

Professor Natalie Stoianoff of the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney will speak on China's obligations under the Protocol for China's accession to the WTO, and analyse the subsequent actions taken by those WTO member nations who have expressed concern or raised disputes in relation to China's compliance. In particular, this presentation will analyse the TRIPS Article 63.3 request made by the US, Japan and Switzerland in October 2005 and the January 2009 result of the WTO dispute resolution action taken by the US and various other member nations (including Australia) in relation to Measures Affecting the Protection and Enforcement ofIntellectual Property Rights in China (WT/DS362).

This event is presented by the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law in association with theFocus Group of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

Time: 5.30pm - registration. 6.00-7.30pm - seminar.

Location: Sydney Law School, New Law Building, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Cost: Free

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