CERC’s first pilot training session gave more than 120 researchers and administrators from participating CERC institutions a clear overview of the CERC IP program and legal framework and provided useful insight into China’s patent application process, patent strategies, and IP licensing strategies and practice. Presented in Chinese on November 16-17, 2015, in Wuhan, China, the program was jointly organized by the Chinese-German Institute for Intellectual Property in the School of Management at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) and the U.S.-China Clean Energy Forum (CEF) with valuable support from China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Stacy Baird, Executive Director, IP Program, US-China Clean Energy Forum
Don Challman, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky
Wang Hanpo, Director, Beijing Huayi Law Firm
Dr. Ma Jun, Director, Overseas R&D Management, Tsinghua University
Feng Rentao, Consultant, Fuzhou Wisip Intellectual Property Management Consulting Co. Ltd.; Dean Assistant, Fujian Intellectual Property Institute
Dr. Liu Shan, Assistant Professor, Intellectual Property Research Center, Zhejiang University of Technology
Prof. Dr. Yu Xiang, IP Director of Chinese CERC
Vincent Zhong, Chief IP Operation Officer, Sinofaith IP Group
Shaobin Zhu, Associate, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
A summary report highlights key learnings from the training session.