Ms. Yvonne Lin, Partner at Formosan Brothers, gave a welcome speech in the opening of the “Cross-Strait Patent Practice Seminar,” followed by a brief introduction to the speakers thereof. During the seminar, a number of speeches were given on the topics of “Introduction and Analysis on Patent Infringement Actions in Taiwan Intellectual Property Court,” ”In-troduction on Judicial Remedy and Administrative Remedy for Patents in China,” “The Skirmish of Patent Litigation – The Analysis on Amendment to Patent Specifications Practices in Taiwan and the Impact by Amendment of Patent Examining Procedures” and “The Recognition of Novelty in Patent Application in the PRC” respectively by Ms. Jessie Lee (Partner from For-mosan Brothers), Mr. Mike Chen (Partner from Kangxin Intellectual Property Counsel), Mr. Al Tung (President of IP Department of Formosan Brothers) and Mr. Gary G. Wu (Partner from Kangxin Intellectual Property Counsel).
There were approximately a hundred of representatives from a diversified range of industries (listed, OTC and private), including technology, elec-tronics, telecommunication, pharmaceutics, petrochemical, internet service provider, security and machinery equipment manufacturing, and a number of graduate students from well-known law schools participating in this seminar. There were lively discussions and interactions between guest speakers, legal advocates from the organizer and participants. The seminar was a complete success.