With over 200 dedicated professionals, Beijing East IP has helped a full spectrum of clients – from startups to Fortune 500 corporations to domestic multinational companies – on their intellectual property issues in China.
The IPBC Asia 2016 and the World Trademark Review’s (WTR) Brand Protection Greater China Summit were held in Shanghai, China from December 4 to 7, 2016.
During the IPBC Asia 2016, over hundreds of delegates from various industries, government departments, and academia gathered and discussed the latest intellectual property transactions and management related issues, and the directions of its developments.
Chairman Dr. Lulin Gao led a team with Vice President Dragon Wang and Senior Partner Tracy Liu to attend the summit. Together, they met and discussed with many masterminds in the IP transaction field their unique insights and experiences about the intellectual property value creation and management topics.
At the WTR Brand Protection Greater China Summit, many experienced attorneys and government officials shared their experiences in working with the state and local AICs on raids and enforcement actions. BEIP attended as a sponsor and discussed and shared our best practices on brand protections with the attending professionals.
On March 20, 2015, Beijing East IP and the John Marshall Law School (the JMLS) advanced the already well-established partnership to a new level by signing a grant proposal. According to the proposal, Beijing East IP will donate to the Chinese Intellectual Property Resource Center of the JMSL, to promote understanding between IP communities of China and US, by jointly carrying out IP related programs, scholarship, and events.
According to the agreement, Beijing East IP and the JMLS will cooperate to 1) continue intellectual property immersion internship program at Beijing East IP for the students at the JMLS to have a better understanding of the Chinese legal and IP systems; 2) set up intellectual property educational exploration program at the JMLS for the legal professionals at Beijing East IP to study and comprehend the US legal and IP systems; 3) organise JMLS and Beijing East IP jointly supported US-China IP events, including Chinese IP mock trial to be organised in US, US and China IP Dialogue to be periodically held in either US or China, and inter nation lecture on specific IP topics to both US and China IP communities; and 4) establish scholarship for Chinese students with outstanding achievements while studying at the JMLS for law degree.
It is a firm belief of both Beijing East IP and the JMSL that, over time, this partnership will enhance bi-lateral cooperation on intellectual property issues while also providing ways to support international business and trade relations, which in turn helps create a solid foundation that benefits the economy of entire Asia-Pacific region and the world.
Dean John E. Corkery of the JMLS and Chairman Lulin Gao of Beijing East IP signed the grant proposal. Distinguished guests from the JMLS, including Mr. Leonard Amari, President of Board Trustee, Professor Dorothy Li, and Professor Arthur Yuan, Director at Chinese IP Resource Center; as well as colleagues from Beijing East IP including VP Dragon Wang and Partner Jason Wang, witnessed the signing ceremony.
In September 2014, the Gao Lulin Foundation created intellectual property related scholarship at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago to encourage students to learn and research in the intellectual property field. The Gao Lulin Foundation is sponsored by Beijing East IP with Chairman Dr. Lulin GAO’s name to create scholarship funds.
In September 2014, the Gao Lulin Foundation created the “Gao Lulin Intellectual Property Law Scholarship” at Tsinghua University School of Law to encourage the students to learn and research intellectual property law. The Gao Lulin Foundation is sponsored by Beijing East IP with Chairman Dr. Lulin GAO’s name to create scholarship funds.
On October 26 – 27, 2013, Beijing East IP sponsored the Application of Intellectual Property and Competition Law High Level Conference was successfully held in Beijing. Beijing East IP organized a team with patent agents and lawyers to host a booth. During the Conference, Chairman Dr. Lulin GAO presented a topic on the business patent protection on the Internet. General Manager Dr. Xiaodong LI hosted the patent sub-forum. The guest speakers of the Conference included justices and judges from the Supreme People’s Court, SIPO, Patent Review and Examination Board of SIPO, China Trademark Association, the Beijing High Court, Beijing Intermediate Courts, the Shanghai High Court, the Fujian High Court, the Guangdong High Court, the Zhejiang High Court, the Jiangsu High Court, also scholars and professors from Tsinghua University School of Law, China University of Political Science and Law Intellectul Property School, East China University of Political Science and Law School of Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Academy of Renmin University of China, The Institute for International Intellectual Property of Peking University.