Intellectual Property Enforcement and Litigation in China

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 90 minutes
Recorded Date: March 08, 2018
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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Reality on the Ground
  • Essential Tools for Enforcement
  • Administrative Enforcement
  • Customs Enforcement
  • Criminal Enforcement
  • Warning Letters
  • Civil Litigation
  • Online Counterfeiting
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorded: March 8, 2018


The need to protect intellectual property in China is a concern that all brand owners, innovators, content creators, and artists should take into consideration. Join IP attorney Scott Palmer as he advises companies and in-house attorneys on protecting and enforcing intellectual property, and taking advantage of recent developments in China.
Our distinguished panelist will discuss:
  • Recent developments of note in the IPR space
  • Establishing and perfecting your rights in China
  • Selecting the best course of action—administrative, judicial, and/or criminal recourse
  • Warning letters and negotiating with infringers
  • Obtaining injunctions and claiming monetary damages through litigation
  • Evidence issues, procedural peculiarities, and best practices for litigating IPRs in China
  • Customs and border control protection
This program was recorded on March 8th, 2018.

Provided By

American Bar Association


Scott Palmer

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Scott Palmer is a partner in Sheppard Mullin's Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Beijing office.

Mr. Palmer’s practice includes the management of IP portfolios for multinational companies, as well as IP registration, prosecution, acquisition, maintenance, licensing, and enforcement. He advises on the administrative and criminal enforcement of IP, and manages anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy programs for a wide range of multinational clients in the PRC. Mr. Palmer’s practice includes customs registration/enforcement of IP, technology transfers, enforcement of IP on the internet, brand development and advertising, cross-border registration and enforcement of IP, as well as product quality and product approval/registration compliance.

Mr. Palmer is an experienced litigator, and he has supported clients as plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of IP related disputes in the PRC. He has managed litigation projects involving trademarks, trade-names, trade secrets, copyright, and patents (designs, inventions and utility models) across a wide range of industries, including hospitality, automotive, software, musical instruments, apparel, entertainment, life sciences, cosmetics, transport, and power. Mr. Palmer also assists PRC entities with cross-border IP registration, maintenance, enforcement and litigation.

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