US-China Entertainment Law Conference

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 

The first US-China Entertainment Law Conference will bring together senior policymakers, academics, business executives and international practitioners from China and the U.S. to discuss cutting-edge legal issues in the US-China entertainment industry, including but not limited to: (1) Year in Review: Recent Developments in the US-China Entertainment Industry; (2) Commercialization of  Content; (3) IP Issues Related to the US-China Entertainment Industry; and (4) Opportunities and Legal Challenges in the US-China collaboration of Movies, TV Productions, Music and Gaming etc. 

The one-day conference is co-hosted by Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

 Loyola Law School is proud to be the hosting site for the 2016 Conference.

Optional: Four hours of MCLE available. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. SCHEDULE




General Public & Attorney - $100

Government Workers, Non-profits, & Academics - $50

Non-LLS Students - $25

Current LLS students - Free


MCLE - $20

 On-campus parking - $9



Rebecca Borden

Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, CBS

Senior Advisor, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Jay Dougherty

Professor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Neil Graham

Attorney Advisor, Office of Policy and International Affairs,                                        United States Patent & Trademark Office 

Josh Grode

Partner, Irell & Manilla LLP

Sheri Jeffery

Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP 

LIU Chun-Tian 

Dean,  Renmin University Intellectual Property Academy 


President, Beijing Zhongguancun IP Research Institute

Robert Merges

Professor, University of California Berkeley School of Law

Shira Perlmutter

Chief Policy Officer, United States Patent & Trademark Office

SONG Hai-Ning 

Partner, Junhe Law Firm 

Seagull Song

Professor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

‌Lisa Wang

General Counsel, Huayi Brothers Media Corporation

Michael Waterstone

Dean,  Loyola Law School, Los Angeles  

Marty Willhite

General Counsel and Chief Operating Office, Legendary Pictures 

WU Man-Fang 

Dean,  Beijing Film Academy School of Management 


Professor, Peking University Law School


Legal Director, Tencent Interactive Entertainment Group





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