Catherine Zheng and Rodney Goh attended the 83rd Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group (PTMG) Conference in Prague in October where Catherine gave a presentation entitled “Building BRICs – the pharmaceutical industry in emerging markets – China”. The seminar discussed the challenges of drug name registration in China, enforcement against counterfeit pharmaceutical products in China and parallel importation. Please let us know if you are interested in receiving further information on this topic.
Catherine also spoke on behalf of Deacons at the China Intellectual Property Practice Forum in Changsha in November. The Forum was co-hosted by the China Lawyers Association, the China Adjudication Theory Research Society and the China Intellectual Property Society. More than 300 IP lawyers and IP judges from the Supreme Court, the provincial High Courts and Municipal Intermediate Courts attended the Forum where the IP practice in China was the subject of heated discussion.