2013 Global IP Week in the University of Washington School of Law

May 3 – May 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.

The IP Week will open with the presentation of Russian patent attorney Elena Danilina, Russian Patent Law and Practice, on May 3, 2013 at 12:30 p.m., room 115, William H. Gates Hall. Open for public. Lunch will be provided.

IP and National Innovation Strategies in Asia-Pacific Conference on May 4, 2013 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.

The registration opens at 8:00 a.m., room 133, William H. Gates Hall. Registration fees ($65 lunch included) are required. 3.75 CLE credits will be available.

The “Global Mondays” speaker series introduce Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann LL.M. (Duke Univ.), Technische Universität München, Germany with his presentation “Rushing To The Shadows: How Imitators Are Chasing Bavarian SMEs From Patents Towards Trade Secret Protection” on May 6, at 12:30 p.m. Open for public. Lunch will be provided.

On Wednesday, May 8, Guobin Cui, Associate Professor of Tsinghua University School of Law, will speak about Chinese Experiences & Lessons in Implementing IP Strategy. The presentation will start at 12:30 p.m. in room 115, William H. Gates Hall. Open for public. Lunch will be provided.

The Future of Green Technology: Policy Consideration for Obama's Second Term conference organized by Professor Don S. Zang, UW Law, will be the closing event for the 2013 Global IP Week. Please join us on May 10th, at 12:00-4:00 pm, Washington State Bar Association, Seattle WA. Conference with CLE Credits: Free, 3.50 CLE credits pending.

Scholars from China, Canada, Germany and the United States will discuss (a) the energy strategies in China, Canada, and their impacts on the United States; and (b) the role of patent law in promoting green technology.

For more information and registration please contact Kathy Kline at or Anna Bakhmetyeva at

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