SEMA eNews Vol. 16, No. 1, January 3, 2013

Upcoming China-Related Webinars Discuss Takedown Procedures, Preliminary Injunctions, and Registering and Selling Chemicals

Learn how to conduct business in China via three new webinars made available through the U.S. Department of Commerce:

Takedown Procedures at Taobao

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, from 10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. (EST) (registration information is below.)

In January 2012, Taobao and Alibaba outlined their procedures for removing infringing posts from their respective websites. This free webinar may be viewed online. Taobao has made some changes to its policy in the ensuing year. Join us as Ricky Shen and Bryan Shao, Legal Counsel at Taobao.com, and John Spelich, vice president for international corporate affairs at Taobao's parent company, Alibaba Group, explain to rights holders how to remove infringing postings from the Taobao website.

On the day of the webinar, you may join from the convenience of your own office by following the instructions listed below. We recommend that you join the audio portion of the conference first in the event that you need assistance from the operator. This is a closed press event. Presentations are to be used for background purposes only and are recorded.  

  • Dial 800-593-8971. International participants may incur fees for a toll call.
  • Enter the pass code: CHINA
  • You will then be automatically connected to the conference and hear music until the conference begins.
  • Leader name, if needed, is JANICE WINGO.

Net Conference:

  • Point your web browser to: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW3128767&p=CHINA&t=c
  • You will be prompted to enter the net conference/meeting number: PW3128767
  • conference/meeting passcode: CHINA
  • Click on “Proceed.”
  • On the next page, enter your name, e-mail address and company name.
  • Click on “Terms and Conditions.”
  • You will be joined to the net conference.

Preliminary Injunctions in China
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. (EST) (registration information is below.)

Preliminary injunctions are permitted under China's trademark, patent and copyright Laws. However, some rights holders complain that Chinese judges are reluctant to issue preliminiary injunction orders. Join Benjamin Bai, partner in Allen and Overy's Shanghai office, in discussing how to obtain a preliminary injunction in China.

On the day of the webinar, you may join from the convenience of your own office by following the instructions listed below. We recommend that you join the audio portion of the conference first in the event that you need assistance from the operator. This is a closed press event. Presentations are to be used for background purposes only and are recorded.

Audio:

  • Dial 800-593-8971. International participants may incur fees for a toll call.
  • Enter the pass code: CHINA
  • You will then be automatically connected to the conference and hear music until the conference begins.
  • Leader name, if needed, is JANICE WINGO.

Net Conference:

Point your web browser to: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW3128921&p=CHINA&t=c

  • You will be prompted to enter the net conference/meeting number: PW3128921
  • Conference/meeting passcode: CHINA
  • Click on “Proceed.”
  • On the next page, enter your name, e-mail address and company name.
  • Click on “Terms and Conditions.”
  • You will be joined to the net conference.

Registering & Selling Chemicals in China
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. (EST)
https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=3Q37