Webcast: Intellectual Property Challenges and Opportunity: Bringing Your Business into China

On July 20, 2015, the Department of Energy hosted a webcast titled: “Intellectual Property Challenges and Opportunity: Bringing Your Business into China.” The event was organized in cooperation with the U.S.-China Clean Energy Forum under the banner of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center. Over a 90-minute program, five expert panelists discussed intellectual property as it relates to doing business in China.


IP Litigation in China, a Rapidly Evolving Story – Benjamin Bai, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

Protecting Trade Secret – Leslie Benton, Vice President, Advocacy & Stakeholder Engagement, CREATE.org

China’s Patent Law – Erik R. Puknys, Managing Partner, Palo Alto Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center: Accelerating China-U.S. Joint Innovation – Stacy Baird, Executive Director, Intellectual Property Program, U.S.-China Clean Energy Forum (CEF)

A Business Perspective – Christine M. Lhulier, Corporate Counsel, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, DuPont

Event Summary