US-China Trade Relations: Conflict and Resolution over Intellectual Property Rights Disputes

April 2, 2012
Harvard Club of New York , New York, New York


With current cases shaping the future of the smartphone and semiconductor industries, the United States International Trade Commission has never been a more important or popular venue for resolving intellectual property rights disputes.  Chinese companies are increasingly becoming targets of ITC investigations.  A highly specialized agency, the ITC presents unique challenges and opportunities. 

Goodwin Intellectual Property partner Mark Abate will discuss how the ITC has become a crucial venue for resolving intellectual property rights trade conflicts with China and how Chinese companies can prepare themselves for patent litigation in the ITC.