Prof. Peter K. Yu

Professor of Law

Professor of Communication

Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property

Texas A&M University


 

 

conferences

 

IP3: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY,

INNOVATION POLICIES AND

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

 

Faculty of Law

University of Hong Kong

 

December 9-10, 2005

 

Co-organized with

China Information Technology & Law Centre

Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

 

DESCRIPTION

 

Hong Kong will host the Sixth WTO Ministerial Conference from December 13 to 18th, 2005. Held the weekend before the WTO Ministerial, IP3 Conference brings together leading academics, legal practitioners, technology experts and policy makers to address the latest developments and challenges in the areas of intellectual property and information technology. The conference is jointly organized by  and the Intellectual Property & Communications Law Program at Michigan State University College of Law.

 

SCHEDULE

 

December 9, 2005

 

8:50

Welcoming Remarks

  • Dean Johannes M.M. Chan, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law

9:00

Keynote Opening Panel: Intellectual Property Development in Hong Kong and China

  • Hon. Mr. Stephen R. Selby, Director of Intellectual Property, HKSAR Government

“Moving with the Times: Hong Kong’s Intellectual Property Protection Programmes”

  • Hon. Ms. Li Yong Hong, Deputy Director of Patent Re-examination and Review Board, State Intellectual Property Office, People’s Republic of China

10:15

Coffee Break

 

11:20

TRIPs and the WTO

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Henry S. Gao, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

Speakers:

  • Hon. Mr. Peter K.F. Cheung, Deputy Director of Intellectual Property, Government of HKSAR

“TRIPS and the WTO: The Role of Hong Kong, China”

  • Prof. Srividhya Ragavan, University of Oklahoma College of Law

"The Expectations from the Hong Kong Round"

  • Prof. Xue Hong, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong

"Intellectual Property Rights and Technical Barriers to International Trade"

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law

“The WTO Complaint and the New Cycle of Futility”

12:30

Networking Luncheon

 

Cyber Café, Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre

 

2:00

Patents and Biotechnology

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Yahong Li, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

  • Prof. Martin J. Adelman, The George Washington University Law School

  • Prof. Wang Xi, Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School and Member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, People’s Republic of China

“A Survey on the Legal System of GMO Products Regulation in China”

  • Harold C. Wegner, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP, Washington, D.C. and Tokyo & Former Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program, The George Washington
    University Law School

“Experimental use to create a new Biotechnology Product”

  • Dr. Wei Yanliang, State Intellectual Property Office, People’s Republic of China

“Biotechnology Patenting in China: Law, Cases & Statistics”

3:30

Coffee Break

 

3:45

Well-known Trademarks and Brand Positioning

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. Alice Lee, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

  • Wayne Guizeng Liu, Trademark Attorney, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, Beijing

“China:Recognition and Protection of Well-known Trademarks”

  • Prof. Doris E. Long, John Marshall Law School

“When ‘Fame’ Meets ‘Tradition’: Famous Marks, Geographic Indications and ‘Culture’ Marks”

  • Annie Tsoi, Partner, Deacons

“Challenges Faced by Corporations”

  • Dr. Zhang Hailing, Trademark Attorney, Chinese Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd.

“The Story of Montagut and Protection of Well-known Marks in China”

5:15

Friday Sessions Adjourned

 

7:00

Dinner Reception

 

December 10, 2005

 

9:00

Copyright and New Media

 

Moderator:

  • Ms. Pancy S.H. Fung, Assistant Director of Intellectual Property, HKSAR Government

Speakers:

  • Andrew Lih, Director of Technology & Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. Paul C.B. Liu, Graduate Institute of Intellectual Property, National Chengchi University

“The Policy and Measures for the Piracy Problem of Copyrighted Industry”

  • Prof. Michael D. Pendleton, Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Internet Service Provider Safe Harbors After MGM v. Grokster and the Right to Circumvent Digital Lockup—An International Perspective”

  • Prof. Kevin Pun, Faculty of Law and Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong

10:30

Coffee Break

 

10:45

Data Protection, Information Privacy and Smart Devices

 

Moderator:

  • Prof. K.P. Chow, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

  • Prof. Ian R. Kerr, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

“Anonymity, Smart Networks and Moral Dummies”

  • Dr. Eric Law, Director, Applied Innovations (Holdings) Limited

“The Mobile Phone as a Smart Authentication Token”

  • Hon. Mr. Roderick Woo JP, Privacy Commissioner of HKSAR

“Personal Data Privacy and Technological Developments: Conflicts or Co-existence?”

12:15

Closing Remarks

 

Prof. Kevin Pun, Faculty of Law and Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong

 

12:30

Conference Adjourned

 
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