Sponsored by the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Development Promotion Association and the Intellectual Property Association of Shanghai Pudong New Area

In 2017, the U.S. business climate could see significant changes as the regulatory environment shifts under the new Trump administration. How these regulatory changes will impact businesses and their intellectual property decisions will be in flux for many months to come. Please join us for our first seminar in our 2017 Intellectual Property Forum series as we discuss this ever changing landscape and its impact on intellectual property.

April 13, 2017 Forum

1:30-2:00 p.m.  Registration

2:00-4:30 p.m.  Program

Evergreen Laurel Hotel
Rooms Laurel 1 & Laurel 2, No.1136 Zuchongzhi Road, Shanghai Pudong Software Park

Subway Line 2 Jinke Road station

Agenda

Keynote
Update on Intellectual Property in the U.S.
 (Kristopher Reed) – Mr. Reed, a Partner in the Patent Litigation Team at Kilpatrick Townsend, will discuss the most recent developments in United States Patent Law, and the potential impact of those developments on intellectual property protection and enforcement in the United States. Mr. Reed will also discuss potential legislative and legal changes that may impact intellectual property rights under the Trump Administration.

Breakout Sessions
U.S. Patent Law Trends
(Charles Gray, Fei Shen, Lu Yin) – An in-depth review of recent changes and trends in U.S. patent law and a practical discussion on adjusting your patent practice to account for these changes and trends.

Pharmaceutical Due Diligence Investigations and the Orange Book (A. James Isbester, Alyson Wooten, PharmD) – In this breakout session, Mr. Isbester and Dr. Wooten will focus on how to conduct a due diligence investigation as it relates to pharmaceuticals in the U.S., including a discussion of the need of heightened due diligence of Orange Book-listed patents (or potential OB-listed patents).

Simultaneous translation services will be provided.

Who Should Attend
CEOs and decision makers, in-house counsel, IP managers and staff, business managers, patent agents, patent engineers and others tasked with understanding and managing patent litigation and strategy will benefit from this timely analysis of recent and upcoming changes in U.S. law.

RSVP By April 7, 2017

For more information, please contact Holly Chen at hchen@kilpatricktownsend.com.

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