Join Charles Feng (Partner, East & Concord) and IP Australia’s Beijing-based Intellectual Property Counsellor, David Bennett on 11 June at 12pm AEST to learn more about trade mark protection in China.
The aim of the webinar is to help Australian trade mark attorneys understand how to better represent their clients to obtain, challenge and enforce trade marks in China.
The webinar will cover:
- how to prepare effective trade mark applications
- subclass system and retail services
- common rejections and how to overcome them
- the administrative review process
- strategies for oppositions and invalidations
- how to establish bad faith, including a discussion of the latest amendments to China’s Trademarks Law that will take effect 1 November 2019.
- how to effectively utilise the enforcement options available to trade mark owners.
The webinar is a great opportunity to ask Mr Feng and David questions about trade mark protection in China.
The webinar will be recorded, and a copy of the recording and slides will be sent to registered attendees, so what are you waiting for Register Now!
Mr. Feng is an IP Specialist with substantial experience on intellectual property and anti-trust law with reputable International law firm and Chinese law firms, focusing on IP litigation, enforcement as well as trademark and patent portfolio management and non-contentious matters. Mr. Feng has represented a number of foreign clients at various levels of courts as well as enforcement agencies in China. Mr. Feng is experienced in addressing clients' commercial needs in the areas of IP litigation and arbitration, including patent, copyright, trademark, and domain names, unfair competition, trade secrets. In addition to his work in the courtrooms, he has been involved in IP transactional work, including the drafting, negotiation and enforcement of IP assignment or licensing agreements. Mr. Feng is also experienced in dealing with anti-trust law matters, particularly those relating to intersection of intellectual property law and antitrust law.
His professional experience includes working with the nonprofit government organization, and top international and domestic law firms which gave him valuable insights into the industry. Mr. Feng has recently been ranked as one of Top 15 China IP Lawyers by Asian Legal Business under Thomson Reuters. Mr. Feng was recommended by LegalBand as Leading IP litigator and Leading non-litigation lawyer in 2016, 2017 and 2018.Mr. Feng was also Recognized as a Top Trademark Litigation Lawyer by China IP Forum in 2017.
Mr. Feng is an influential IP expert in China. He is currently serving as the Consultant Expert to Guiding Case Research Center of Supreme People’s Court of China; Vice Director of Copyright Society of China, a Standing Committee Member of China Intellectual Property Law Association, an IP Expert for EU-China IPR Helpdesk.
David Bennett is IP Australia’s first Intellectual Property Counsellor to China, based at the Australian Embassy, Beijing. He helps Australians to protect their intellectual property in China, in particular by providing information and guidance on the realities of IP registration and enforcement. He also supports the Australian government’s engagement with China on IP matters.
David has worked in IP Australia’s international, domestic, and trade policy sections, as well as in the private sector. He is a registered Trade Marks Attorney and former biotechnology patent examiner, with a technical background in molecular biology. He was previously Director of Intellectual Property at a California-based biomedical start-up company.