Trademark Prosecution in China: Timing, Filing Strategy, Appropriate Translations, and Registering Several Versions
Key Considerations When Seeking Brand Protection
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for companies with products in China to ensure IP protection through trademark registration. The panel will examine the considerations and procedures involved with securing trademark protection in China, such as actions against infringers.
- Recent developments in Chinese trademark law
- The status of the OEM exception
- Navigating the application process
- Oppositions and cancelations
- Post-filing considerations
- Beyond trademarks
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What issues must be addressed for trademark registration in China?
- What steps can U.S. companies implement to protect their brands against infringement?
- What timing considerations should counsel keep in mind when determining when to file a trademark registration?
Barrister & Solicitor
Jones & Co.
Yixian Chen’s practice is focused on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property in China, including... | Read More
Yixian Chen’s practice is focused on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property in China, including trademarks, copyright, and industrial designs. She regularly helps international clients with IP portfolio management and strategic planning for the filings and prosecutions. She has broad experience in intellectual property disputes in China and assists international clients with developing litigation strategies in China and conducting settlement negotiations. She helps clients with understanding the requirements of China’s civil procedure laws and is instrumental in collecting and evaluating evidence for intellectual property litigation in China. She is also familiar with administrative proceedings before the China National Intellectual Property Administration and the PRC Customs. She has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China), and two Master of Laws degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto, Canada). She has also studied European law at the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany. She is a Barrister and Solicitor licensed to practice law in Ontario, Canada.Close
Paul D. Jones
Jones & Co.
Mr. Jones advises on national and multi-jurisdictional trade-mark and domain name applications and disputes. He... | Read More
Mr. Jones advises on national and multi-jurisdictional trade-mark and domain name applications and disputes. He assisted a client in its precedent setting victory in the Supreme Court of Canada in a pharmaceutical patent dispute. He advises on copyright matters including software, entertainment and film matters and on patent disputes, particularly where an abuse of patent rights is alleged.Close