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CSPA @Legal Series 1: Building Cross Border US & China Patents

CSPA (Chinese Software Professional Association)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

CSPA @Legal Series 1: Building Cross Border US & China...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CSPA Member Ended $15.00 $1.37
Guest Ended $35.00 $1.87
At the door Ended $50.00 $2.24
Demo Table Ended $50.00 $2.24
CSPA Annual Membership Ended $20.00 $1.49

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CSPA @Legal Series 1: Building Cross Border US & China Patents

  • US and China IP protection
  • cross-licensing into the US and into China
  • lessons for US startups and Chinese startups
An important part of innovation is legal protection of your new ideas.
  • How are US and China IP protection similar and how do they differ?
  • What should US companies know about licensing their IP protection in China
  • What should Chinese companies know about licensing their IP protection in the US?
  • What are the important lessons for US startups looking to do business in China, and for Chinese startups looking to do business in the US?

6:30 PM    DEMO & Networking
                  Light dinner & drinks will be served

7:30 PM    Discussion Panel
8:30 PM    Networking
9:00 PM    Adjourn

Steven A. Swernofsky, Managing Partner at Los Altos Law

Steven A. Swernofsky is a patent attorney with over 25 years experience obtaining and litigating patents. He focuses on maximizing the value clients obtain for their legal dollars. This includes advising on how to best protect new ideas, growing and managing patent portfolios, advising on litigation, and licensing intellectual property. He is Managing Director at Los Altos Law, which regularly teams with inventors and in-house legal departments, as well as key executives, investors, and other litigation counsel, to protect intellectual property and promote business interests. His patents have been successfully sued on by major companies for multiple millions of dollars.

Mr. Swernofsky's earned a BS from MIT, where he studied electrical engineering and computer science, with emphasis on computer networking, security, and artificial intelligence. He worked at MITRE and BBN in those fields before he attended law school at UCLA. His practice has led him to a wide range of high technology fields, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, bioinformatics and computational chemistry, wired and wireless computer networking, analog and digital circuit design, microprocessor design, semiconductor design and manufacturing, medical devices and instruments, speaker and and robotics. He is also enrolled as an arbitrator with FINRA.
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CSPA (Chinese Software Professional Association)

About CSPA

The Chinese Software Professional Association (CSPA) is one of the most prominent and fastest growing Chinese professionals organization in Silicon Valley. CSPA has over 4,400 professionals in its network and nearly 30 years of history in Silicon Valley. CSPA is on the Top 20 Most Influential Chinese organization ranked by The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

CSPA, established in 1988, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to cultivating education, entrepreneurship and leadership. It is committed to building a Mobile-First and People-First platform where its executives and professionals succeed in this cross-border economy. For more information about the Chinese Software Professional Association, please visit





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