[Watch] Global IP Strategies During Pandemic

2020-05-20

April 20-24th is the National IP publicity Week 2020 in China. And this year's theme is "Providing Stringent IP Protection and Creating a First-Class Business Environment". Following along, CUBIC hosted BRIDGE12 webinar on May 20th jointly with Eagle IP Limited and Wolf Greenfield, moderated by ZSFab discussing news and strategies for global businesses. 

 

Topics:

-Procedures for fast-track patent applications in the US

-Filing tips for maximum protection in China in a short time frame

-Compulsory licensing in worldwide pandemics

-Spending and IP strategies during pandemic

 

 

 

Jing Zhang (Moderator) - CEO of ZSFab

Jing Zhang is the founder of ZSFab, and is dedicated to serve customized health care with 3D printing technology. Focused on customer specific design and manufacturing of medical and healthcare products. Jing was awarded the “Provost Fellowship” for his PhD program in USC. The innovative technology Jing developed was awarded the top prize during NASA challenge campaign out of hundreds of competing teams. He got his master’s and bachelor’s degree in Tsinghua University.

 

Jennifer Che (Panelist) - Vice President and Principal of Eagle IP

Jennifer is a US patent attorney with a deep, multi-faceted understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry and cross-border (US-China) patent matters. Jennifer spent over a decade overseeing IP portfolios at Vertex Pharmaceuticals before becoming head of IP at Axcella (Flagship). At Eagle IP Jennifer helps international clients devise and execute smart patent strategies in Greater China as well as advises Asian clients on global portfolio strategies. Jennifer graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a S.B. in chemistry and received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

 

Tani Chen (Panelist) - Counsel of Wolf Greenfield

Tani Chen counsels clients in patent prosecution in a wide variety of areas, including batteries and fuel cells, drug delivery, nanotechnology, chemical processes, bimolecular engineering, and analytical devices. He has a particular focus on start-ups and university work, and has helped companies develop strong IP protections based on their business goals and potential threats from competitors. Tani received a doctorate in chemical engineering from MIT in 1999, and spent 2 years as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.