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Zhongguancun holds conference on American Patent Law

Post Time:2015-02-13 Source:Chinadaily Author: Views:
American patent system and issues pertaining to Patent Cooperation Treaty were among the main topics discussed in a three-day conference held in Zhongguancun Science Park in Beijing recently.

A group of experts, led by Long Xiang, president of Metis and a professional solicitor on American patent law, were invited to give the main lecture with a particular focus on the patent litigation, patent examination and patent agent system in the US; America Invents Act; and how to apply for Patent Cooperation Treaty.

Co-organized by China International Technology Transfer Center and Metis IP LLC, an Intellectual Property management and patent search firm, the event aimed at analyzing the American patent law and enhancing Chinese enterprises' awareness on overseas patent protection.

A total of 31 enterprises from Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, along with Haidian Intellectual Property bureau, Jiangsu Intellectual Property research center and Zhongguancun Development Group, participated in the conference.