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One of the packed meetings at the United States-China Adjudication Conference was the trademark breakout session, conducted for the most part in Chinese, with simultaneous translations. Several high-ranking judges in the IPR Tribunal spoke on trademark developments. From a U.S. perspective, there is a keen interest in the protection of well known trademarks either registered or unregistered in China. 


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Beijing Friendship Hotel, along with Beijing’s Renmin University of China, hosted the United States-China Intellectual Property Adjudication Conference. Ann Ford (Washington, DC), along with other DLA Piper partners including Yan Zhao (Shanghai), Ed Chatterton (Hong


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A group of us from our DLA Piper IPT group around the world, including those from Hong Kong, San Diego and Washington, DC are in Beijing, China attending the United States-China Intellectual Property Adjudication


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Ciao to Chiara Garofoli, our DLA Piper colleague from Milan, Italy who is going off to work for Google, Milan.  Chiara was a founding and active editorial member of our fashion law publication, Law a


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