12.04.12 03:24 Age: 5 yrs
Edward Lehman, Legal Commentator to China Central Television and Managing Director of LEHMAN, LEE & XU Nominated by Lawyer Monthly Magazine to the Legal Expert Board for Intellectual Property in China
(Beijing, China) Lawyer Monthly is a leading legal publication, it assembles a range of legal experts all of which are considered exemplars in their chosen field. The purpose of the board is to create the renowned Lawyer Legal Expert Board to help guide the readership of this media outlet. Each legal expert has been specifically chosen by the Lawyer Monthly Magazine as an outstanding expert recognized as the best in their filed of legal practice. Edward Lehman was chosen from China, a key jurisdiction in the world, to comment on China's intellectual property laws, regulations, policies and current trends. The Lawyer Monthly Magazine gives the magazine's readership access to China expert opinion, China analysis and China insight from legal professional Edward Lehman who has been nominated by the Lawyers Monthly Magazine for the Legal Expert Board for intellectual Property in China. Edward Lehman is a 25 year legal intellectual property professional resident in mainland China (Beijing & Shanghai). Edward Lehman has been a senior fellow at the China Academy of Social Sciences for Intellectual Property Law, a founding Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (1988) and a Governor to the American Chamber of Commerce of China in Beijing. He has taught intellectual property and been on faculty at East China University of Politics & Law, China University of Politics & Law, Jiaotong University School of Law, People's University School of Law, Macau University of Science & Technology, and Beijing Agricultural College School of Law.
To help drive innovation and keep up with a rapidly changing global environment, mainland China regulatory authorities frequently evaluate China intellectual property laws, policies, and regulations to help address the fundamental issues being faced by both local Chinese companies and Foreign Invested Enterprises when protecting Intellectual Property in China.
Protecting intellectual property in china is a subject of the media almost every day. China is the "workshop of the world". During 2011, WIPO’s Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks received the highest number of trademark applications ever, rising 6.5 per cent compared to 2010, reaching 42,270 filings. The number of international trademark renewals made to WIPO also rose in 2011, reaching 21,754 filings. China is the single most prolific place in the world to file and protect trademarks currently. These trends reflect the increasing importance of established brands to businesses, particularly in a time of economic uncertainty and because China has undergone the greatest economic transformation in the history of the world.
Lawyer's Monthly's Legal Expert Board to which Edward Lehman has been nominated will focus on intellectual property, examining legislation and the current issues companies are facing. Edward Lehman has been nominated as the expert board member and asked to provide comment on China intellectual property issues. Edward Lehman has been nominated as the Legal Expert for China to include his expertise regarding:
· An overview of intellectual property in China
· Topical reportage in mainland China
· Valuable insight for the international business executive as it pertains to China Foreign Invested Enterprises
· Patents in China
· Design rights in China
· Trademarks in China
· Copyright issues in China
· Domain names issues in China
· Intellectual property disputes (both administrative and civil actions)
· The legal issues both domestic and international companies need to consider when entering the China market
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