Scientific research and innovation in universities has always played an important role as one of the backbone forces in the development of science and technology innovation in nowadays world. When doing these scientific research and innovation activities, how to ensure that the scientific research activities and achievements are not leaked and how to ensure that they do not infringe on the rights of others are particularly important.
This presentation will combine the practice of trade secret management, and from the aspects of what is trade secret, infringement of trade secret, leakage of trade secret and construction of confidentiality system, share and discuss with you how to better manage and protect trade secret in university scientific research and innovation activities.
The presentation will mainly focus on the following parts:
- Basic information of trade secret;
- Infringing acts of trade secret;
- Trade secrets in the university scientific research projects;
- Ways and risks of trade secret leakage;
- Construction of confidentiality system for university scientific research projects
About the Speakers:
Ms. Zunxia Li, Partner/Patent Attorney/Attorney-at-law
Ms. Li has been engaged in intellectual property legal affairs for more than 15 years, and has been successfully represented many well-known customers at home and abroad to solve various intellectual property disputes and assist in construction of trade secret protection system, etc, and some cases she handled was successfully selected as one of the top ten cases of the State Intellectual Property Office and the Supreme People's Court, and rich practical experience is thereby accumulated. Ms. Li also has held many trainings relating to intellectual property protection for those intellectual property in-house counsels of many domestic enterprises, co-authored the book “Patent Infringement Litigation”, and published many professional articles in Asia IP and other industry journals.
Mr. Stephen Yang, Managing Partner/Patent Attorney
Mr. Yang has been engaged in intellectual property affairs for more than 20 years, and has been a partner of many well-known foreign enterprises and many well-known agency companies for many years. He has successfully solved various intellectual property problems on behalf of many well-known customers at home and abroad, and is very familiar with and good at construction of enterprise intellectual property protection system. Because of his professional services, he has won the prizes of “the list of 100 intellectual property experts in Asia IP China” and “IAM list of outstanding patent agents”, etc. Now he is the director of AIPPI China branch and teacher of intellectual property course in McGill University of Canada, and has published many professional articles in varieties of international well-known industry journals.