From February 23 to 24, the Forefront Seminar on Intellectual Property of the Supreme People's Court was held in Shanghai. Nearly 60 judges from the intellectual property trial chambers and domestic and foreign experts attended the meeting.
The seminar set totally three subjects: the new progress of patent legislation and the new dynamic of judicial protection of China and U.S.A., the rules and system of judicial protection of patent, and the rules and system of judicial protection of commercial secret. Seven scholars and experts from China and the United States delivered subject speeches. The meeting arranged one hour discussion and exchange activity for each subject. The participants generally agreed that the seminar provided useful thinking for China and intellectual property judicial practice.