November 2015

Wuhan, China

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

summary report highlights key learnings from the training session.