August 12th, 2015

A Chinese Ebola Drug and IP Interplay

On June 11, 2015, the New York Times reported that a small Chinese company had produced 100 doses of an Ebola drug that closely mirrored a drug patented by a U.S. drug-maker and for which the U.S. government held a patent on one of the constituent antibodies. According to the article, a U.S. government official […]

May 1st, 2015

2015 Conference: IP in China

This session broadly addressed the development of IP law in China, focusing in particular on how Chinese bureaucrats and judges approach “the rule of law”; the difficulties and opportunities faced by Western companies seeking to protect their IP in China; and the strategies of Chinese regulators to create an IP regime consistent with parochial economic […]

September 19th, 2014

Chinese Delegation Visits Fordham

The Fordham IP Institute and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association hosted a delegation of distinguished Chinese IP professionals at Fordham Law School on September 19, 2014.  The Chinese delegation was comprised of high-level government officials including representatives from the Supreme People’s Court and the Ministry of Commerce. The delegation was also joined by U.S. practitioners […]

October 29th, 2013

Sponsor Roundtable: Mark Cohen

On October 29, 2013 Mark Cohen, former Fordham law professor and now Senior Counsel, China, USPTO, spoke about “China, IP and the World” at a luncheon for IP Institute sponsors.

January 28th, 2013

Biotech & Pharmaceutical Issues in China

On January 28, 2013 Fordham and Jones Day sponsored a one-day conference on Biotech & Pharmaceutical Issues in China, which explored current topics in one of the hottest growth sectors within one of the world’s dominant economies. AGENDA 8:50–9 a.m Opening Comments Sheila Foster, Vice Dean, Fordham Law 9–10 a.m. WHERE ARE PHARMA AND BIOTECH […]

January 10th, 2013

China’s Patent Regime and its Quest to Become an Innovation Economy

On January 10, 2013 Fordham and GW Law co-sponsored a one-day conference in Washington, D.C., entitled China’s Patent Regime and its Quest to Become an Innovation Economy. AGENDA 9:30 – 10:30am: Keynote Speaker Chief Judge Randall R. Rader 11am – 12:30pm: “Challenges Facing China’s New Leadership” Overview of Patenting Trends and Enforcement Developments Innovation Policies from the […]

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