CPA Conducts Mock Court in 2012 AIPPI China/Asia IP Seminar


On 11-12 April 2012, the 2012 AIPPI China/Asia Seminar was held in Beijing. China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. (CPA) is glad to have contributed to the event through solid support and active participation.  

In particular, CPA has taken charge of organizing and conducting the patent mock court session. To simulate a second instance court hearing over patent infringement dispute, the mock court also designated a collegial panel. Sitting on the bench were two distinguished guest judges from the Beijing First Intermediate People’s Court, namely, Ms. Jiang Ying, Vice President of its IPR Tribunal, and Judge Chen Wenxuan, along with CPA Deputy General Manager Ms. Tina Tai. For the roles of agent ad litem of the parties and technical expert, they were played by litigators from CPA’s Legal Affairs Department and patent attorneys from relevant patent departments.  

In the trademark forum session, CPA’s Deputy General Manager Mr. Luo Hong acted as moderator of the hot topics discussions, whereas Trademark Department Manager Ms. Liang Hui was one of the speakers presenting on the issue of trademark infringement on the Internet. 

The seminar drew to a close in the afternoon of 12 April. CPA General Manager Mr. Li Yong chaired the closing remarks in the capacity of Vice President of AIPPI China and led the seminar to a successful conclusion. 

Patent mock court session in the afternoon of 11 April 
 CPA Deputy General Manager Ms. Tina Tai moderating the mock court 
 Mr. Zhang Guangliang, Associate Professor at Renmin University of China, briefing on China’s judicial proceedings
Mr. Li Jiang introducing facts of the case
Court clerk (Ms. Yang Lei) reading out court rules
Presentation by the appellees (Mr. Ji Jiang, Mr. Liu Peng) 
Presentation by the appellants (Mr. Xiong Yanfeng, Mr. Ji Changzhi) 
Chief judge (Ms. Jiang Ying) examining the parties
Witness in court (Mr. Wang Gang)
The patent at issue and the accused product in comparison
The court pronouncing judgment
 Trademark forum session in the morning of 12 April  
 Deputy General Manager Mr. Luo Hong (left) chairing the trademark forum
 Ms. Liang Hui presenting on the topic of trademark infringement on the Internet
Closing ceremony in the afternoon of 12 April
 General Manager Mr. Li Yong chairing the closing ceremony of the seminar
Members of CPA delegation to the seminar