Speaking Engagement

Canada-China Roundtable

MoFo presented at Department of Finance Canada’s Canada-China Roundtable

13 Jun 2019

Ottawa, Canada

Morrison & Foerster San Francisco based IP and technology transactions associate Dr. Cui Can was one of the 3 speakers invited to present to about 100 Canadian governmental officials in Ottawa on 13 June 2019.

Together with Margaret McCuaig-Johnston, Senior Fellow in the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa and Dr. Peter German, QC and President of the International Center for Criminal Law Reform at the University of British Columbia, the speakers discussed China’s new IP protection measures at incentivizing innovation and reassuring foreign technology companies, risk of cyber theft, issue of fake and non-compliant goods and drugs, and anti-money laundering policies.

Dr. Cui explained the common perceptions about China IP and provide strategic and practical considerations in protecting IP in China as well as taking technology to China. He advised how the Chinese legal and regulatory regimes do not consistently follow any other jurisdictions and addressed some unique aspects of IP protection in China, including the pros and cons of litigating IP in China and China’s technology import and export regulations.



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