13th IP Conference – Innovation, Intangible Assets During and After the Global Pandemic (Online)

30 – 31 July, 2021

The 13th Annual Intellectual Property Conference “Innovation, Intangible Assets During and After the Global Pandemic” and the pre-conference workshop co-organized by CUHK LAW, United States-China Intellectual Property Institute (USCIPI) and Asia Innovation and IP Society (AIIPS) was successfully held online on 29-31 July 2021. Having attracted over 350 attendees, the conference and workshop served as a hub to discuss and reflect intellectual property (IP) issues surrounding start-up companies’ IP strategies, COVID-19, artificial intelligence (AI), intangible cultural heritage, standard-essential patents (SEPs), IP licensing, new developments of IP laws in China, Europe, and the United States. Speakers included esteemed scholars and practitioners from Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States. CUHK LAW Professors Jyh-An Lee, Bryan Mercurio, Eliza Mik, and Dicky Tsang and PhD student Ms. Jingwen Liu spoke respectively on AI-generated works, COVID-19 related IP issues, creative adversarial networks (CANs), antisuit injunctions relevant to SEPs, and SEP-based injunctions. Other speakers and moderators from the Faculty include Dean Lutz-Christian Wolff, Professor Robin Huang, and Mr. Paul Schmidt.