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Opportunities & Challenges following China's Patent Law Amendment

About this webinar

During this session, Dennis Li, Chambers Editor, will be joined by Mr. Shuhua Zhang and Ms. Xiaoling Duan from Wanhuida Intellectual Property and together they will be addressing key issues on patent enforcement and license as well as offering in-depth information and guidance on how to better protect your innovations for patents in China. The speakers will also share highlights and examples from recent patent practice in China.

The webinar will be followed by a live Q&A session.

Key discussion points will include:  

  • Patent enforcement
  • Abuse of patent
  • Patent license
  • How to better protect your innovations for patents in China (patent linkage in pharmaceuticals, patents for designs and more)
  • Highlight from recent patent practice in China

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 3 December 2020
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Coordinated Universal Time
Event location
Greater China Region
In association with:
Dennis Li, Chambers Editor - Greater China Region
Shuhua (Mark) Zhang, Partner, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
Mr. Shuhua (Mark) Zhang is a Partner and an attorney-at-law at Beijing Wanhuida (Shanghai) Law Firm. Mr. Zhang has worked as an IP lawyer since 1998. He has rich experiences in representing foreign clients enforcing various kinds of IP rights in China, particularly for patents and trademarks. He also advises clients on building up and maintaining IPR portfolios and developing IPR protection strategies. Mr. Zhang has also published dozens of articles covering a broad spectrum of issues from evidence rules, calculation of damages, conflict of IP rights, construction of patent claims to domain name arbitration. Mr. Zhang has been rated Leading Lawyer in the practice of intellectual property by premium legal directory for domestic law firms in Asia-Pacific “Asialaw Profiles” for the year 2016. He has also entered the list of “Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers” in China for the year 2015 released by “China Law & Practice” - a leader in specialized industry news and information. Mr. Zhang is meanwhile one of the Top 15 IP Lawyers in China rated by “The Asian Legal Business Magazine” and a Recommended Lawyer in the category of Intellectual Property listed in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 editorial.
Xiaoling Duan, Partner, Wanhuida Intellectual Property
Xiaoling Duan is aPartner at Wanhuida Intellectual Property for more than8 years. Ms. Duan is one of the most experienced patent attorneys of the firm's patent team. Her major areas are Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Material Science and the Food Industry. Ms. Duan has been practicing in the patent field for 30 years. Before joining Wanhuida in 2012, she had 12 years’ experience with the State Intellectual Property Office (now named as CNIPA), where she served as a senior patent examiner and deputy-director of an examination division from 1988 to 2000. Then, she started her career as a patent attorney, joining China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. (CPA), and leading the CPA's Chemical & Bio Department for over 10 years. Ms. Duan is well-recognized by peers and clients for her expertise and abundant experience in the patent field, including patent filing & prosecution, reexamination, invalidation and litigation. She has handled and led the firm’s patent team many successful cases. She remains active in contributing to China’s legislative developments and frequently provides pertinent advice on these topics. She excels in advising clients on patent strategies and comprehensive solutions, especially for the complicated cases both at home and abroad.
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Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 • 02:00 pm UTC
Opportunities & Challenges following China's Patent Law Amendment