Volume 49, Issue 4
On Friday, September 14, 2018, the International and Foreign Practice Committee were honored to welcome a delegation headed by Deputy Director General Zhang Chunping of the Jiangsu Province (China) Intellectual Property Office for a breakfast mixer held at Finnegan's office at the Seaport. The delegation included members of the Intellectual Property Offices and Science and Technology Bureaus of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, as well as the cities of Nantong, Xuzhou, Zhenjiang, Wuxi, Huai'an and Yangzhou. Representatives from the China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing Tech University, Yangzhou University and Changzhou University were also among the delegation. The delegation and BPLA members had the opportunity to converse in English and Chinese, at times with the assistance of an official interpreter as well as bilingual guests. Attendees were also given bilingual presentations on international patent litigation by guest speaker Chen Zang of Finnegan and US trademark efforts against bad faith and false filings by Yinfei Wu, also of Finnegan. Mr. Zang and Ms. Wu are both natives of Jiangsu Province.
2018 Ⓒ Boston Patent Law Association
Message from the President Rory P. Pheiffer
Officers and Board of Governors
Stopping the Sale of Gray Market Medical Devices
Community Calendar
PKI system transition at the USPTO
Breakfast Mixer with Delegation from State Intellectual Property Office, Jiangsu, China
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WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp.
Message from the Editor-in-Chief
Job listings
Trademarks & Unfair Competition Committee presents Lunch with Judge Peter Cataldo
Members on the Move
AJG and Boston IP Inns of Court & BPLA Present Decision Makers
BPLA Annual Meeting
USPTO Issues First Patent Sought Under the Patent Pro Bono Program of New England
BPLA Meeting with Director Andrej Iancu
Invented Here Honorees
Key Takeaways from the First Updates to the AIA Trial Practice Guide
BPLA Endorses Joint IPO-AIPLA Proposal Concerning Section 101 of the Patent Act
Nominations for the BPLA Officers and Board of Governors 2018-2019
2017 Annual Meeting Minutes