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JunHe Lawyers, Dr. James Zhu And SONG, Haining, Attended The 4th Annual US-China IP Conference


The 4th US-China IP Conference: Best Practices for Innovation and Creativity was held on October 8-9, 2015, in Los Angeles, California. Two lawyers from the JunHe Intellectual Property Group participated in the conference. Dr. James moderated a panel discussion on “New Trends and Legal Issues in Transnational Technology Investment.” Mr. SONG, Haining presented “Top Chinese Patent Litigation – 2014 Review” in a separate panel discussion on “Recent Developments on Patents: Legislation and Cases.”


The conference was organized by The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and Renmin University of China Law School. The conference brought together prestigious scholars in the IP sector from both China and the U.S., representatives from a broad range of science and technology corporations from Silicon Valley (Google, Qualcom, etc.) as well as governmental agencies from both China and the U.S. It focused on developments and trends in the U.S. and China critical for IP creation and protection strategies.


The JunHe Intellectual Property group represents global clients in a broad range of intellectual property matters in China involving a variety of technology sectors including, for example, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, medical devices, material sciences, chemistry, energy, clean technology, nanotechnology, telecommunications, electronics, semiconductors, automation, software, and e-business. Our practice focuses on patent enforcement (including patent litigation, administrative action, and patent invalidation), patent procurement and global portfolio management, strategic counselling, freedom-to-operate, and technology licensing and collaboration.



Dr. James Zhu established, together with other partners, the JunHe Intellectual Property Group and our Silicon Valley office. James’ practice includes patent procurement, legal opinions, analysis and strategy, litigation and technology licensing. James specializes in life sciences, material sciences, medical devices and electronics. James is a member of the State Bar of California and a patent attorney registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. James is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. BusinessWeek named James one of the most influential "sea turtles" (U.S. returnees) in the Sino-American community.



Mr. Song practices in our Beijing office. He advises clients on IP licensing and IP litigation in China as well as on patent invalidations and patent applications, with a special emphasis on the technical fields of computer science, electronic engineering and telecommunications.

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