Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property
2013 Patent and Intellectual Property Law Summer Institute is held
July 18 - August 2, 2013.
Get a great foundation in U.S. and international technology protection law and practice in just two weeks.
CASRIP Celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2012
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News & Events
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March 25-28, 2013 - CASRIP and University of London Queen Mary School of Law will sponsor a Transnational IP program. This 4-day program includes comparative law classes taught by American and European professors on various areas of intellectual property. This year will highlight IP areas such as IP protection for computer software, third party liability and fair use. Students will also have the opportunity to work with their European colleagues in a license negotiation exercise and a mock trial presented before five leading patent American and European judges.
May 3-10, 2013 - The Law, Technology & Arts Group, CASRIP, in collaboration with the Asian Law Center will host the 2013 Global IP Week at the University of Washington School of Law.
Global IP Week is a series of seminars, conferences and presentations on Global IP Issues. Please find the schedule and registration information on the CASRIP website.
May 4, 2013 - IP and National Innovation Strategies in Asia-Pacific Conference will be co-sponsored by CASRIP and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). Scholars from Germany, Japan, Korea and China, representatives of the AIPLA, the University of Washington, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, the Stanford Law School will speak on IP and National Strategies, Legal Issues Around Cloud Computing, and Design and Trade Dress Protection: IP Protection of Human Interface. Register>>
May 10, 2013 - The Future of Green Technology: Policy Consideration for Obama's Second Term. Scholars from China, Canada, Germany and the United States will discuss the energy strategies in China, Canada, and their impacts on the United States; and the role of patent law in promoting green technology.
May 13- 17, 2013 - CASRIP-SPCC China Judicial Conference & Open to Public Conference. Professor Toshiko Takenaka, Professor Dongsheng Zang, leading IP judges of China and Europe will be speaking on Direct and Indirect Patent and Copyright Infringement, IP Exhaustion, Licensing and Enforcement.
May 17, 2013 -- CASRIP, Asian Law Center and East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPSL) will host a conference addressing challenges in determining extent of patent and copyright protection in the information age. The conference will be held at ECUPSL’s Changning Campus. Speakers include leading IP experts from China, US, and EU including Judge Robart from US District Court, Western District of Washington. Topics include patent scope during the examination, licensing transactions and litigation as well as patent and copyright exhaustion. Speakers review decisions from the court of highest authority in U.S. and Europe from the comparative law perspective. Register>>
IP Policy Seminar, New Delhi
Professor Toshiko Takenaka will lead an IP Policy Seminar in New Delhi, Friday, December 14, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM.
Co-Hosted by University of Washington School of Law and Indian Society of International Law.
Indian Society of International Law (ISIL)
V. K. Krishna Menon Bhawan 9
Bhagwan Dass Road, New Delhi-110001
- Peer-to-Peer Round Table Discussions, Intellectual property & Innovations as National Strategies
- Utility Model and Design Protection for Domestic Innovations: Experiences in Germany, Japan, Korea, China, Thailand and Russia
The leading scholars from China, Korea, Russia, Japan and India will present an overview of the IP national strategy and law in their own countries.
For more information and registration, contact http://www.isil-aca.org/
CASRIP co-hosted two seminars with Asian Law Center and Entrepreneurship Law
Clinic at the UW School of Law on November 14, 2012
- Patent Enforcement in Asia - Presentation by Dean Shieh of
National Taiwan University and panel discussion moderated by Professor Toshiko
Takenaka with Professors Jin, Jung, Lu and Cong on the role of courts in
developing a patent jurisprudence in Asian countries).
Presentations from the panel:
Current Korea Patent Court
System, compared to that of the U.S.A. | Patent Prosecution & Enforcement in
Mainland China |
The Enforcement of
Patent Right in Taiwan
- Proposed Changes to USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct – Presentation by James Silbermann, the Office of Enrollment & Discipline at the
2012 High Technology Protection Summit
2012 Patent and Intellectual Property Law and Practice Summer Institute
Transnational IP Seminar in Rome, Italy
2012 CASRIP Sponsored Seminars and Conferences
- CASRIP will work with Supreme People's Court of China and offer an intensive IP training confrence to IP
judges from the Supreme Court and High Courts. It will also annually host Chinese
judges as visiting scholars. The first judge to visit is Judge Kong Xiangjun, Chief
Judge of IP Division, People's Supreme Court of China.
- CASRIP will co-sponsor with Renmin University Conference in Beijing
(English Agenda; Chinese Agenda),
focusing on legal issues in protecting new subject matter in the information
age on June 25 and 26. UW Alumni reunion is scheduled on Sunday, June 24.
This conference is full and is no longer accepting new registrations.
Global IP Database Project
CASRIP worked with
Waseda RCLIP and has developed the
Indian IP Case Law Database.
The database is available to the public. RCLIP’s database also includes IP Case Law Database on major Asian
countries including China, Korea and ASEAN countries. CASRIP also worked with
IIP in the first phase to develop the
Japanese Case Law Database.
CASRIP also has been working with the UAIPIT at the University of Alicante, which
has also developed the IP Law database including information on IP legislations
and case law. Through these collaborations, CASRIP makes global IP information available
to the public free of charge.