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SHANGHAI (April 20, 2018) – Perkins Coie LLP, along with Shanghai L&W Intellectual Property Law Office, Zhonglun W&D Law Firm, and Shanghai Pudong Association for Investment & Financing, hosted a seminar titled, “Made in China 2025: Implications for U.S. Law and Chinese Law,” on April 20, 2018, at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre.

The seminar was attended by business executives, heads of innovation, heads of R&D, in-house counsel and law firm counsel.  The discussion will focus on legal issues facing Asia-based companies doing business in the U.S.

Seminar topics included:

  • State of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Industry in the United States
  • AI in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Alice v. CLS Bank
  • Protecting your intellectual property and other assets in China
  • Antitrust compliance best practices and guidance
  • Putting companies in the best position to address potential fraud

“We’re honored to partner with Shanghai L&W, Zhonglun W&D, and the Shanghai Pudong Association on this event,” says Geof Vance, Perkins Coie’s Shanghai Office Managing Partner. “As the global economy expands, it’s critical that multinational companies understand how recent changes in U.S. competition, trade and investment laws affect their plans for trade and investment in the U.S.  In addition, the seminar will provide companies in emerging technology sectors with guidance on complying with important U.S. regulations while protecting their intellectual property.”   

Perkins Coie partners and patent consultants taking part include Craig M.J. Allely (Litigation), Meirong Cao (Patent Law), Kevin R. Feldis (Litigation), Jon B. Jacobs (Litigation), and Aaron Wininger (Intellectual Property).

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,000 lawyers in offices across the United States and in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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