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October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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DATE – Thursday, October 19, 2017
TIME – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
VENUE – Room 190, Stanford Law School
ADDRESS – 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Seven years after China established its system of Guiding Cases (i.e., de facto binding precedents), the country is ready to take another groundbreaking step: building a case system that focuses on intellectual property. Will this system be more in line with stare decisis, with judgments rendered by China’s IP courts considered formally binding? Will the database being built to support this new system be open to the public to promote understanding and facilitate legal practice? How might foreign parties, including U.S. businesses and innovators, be able to leverage this new development to better protect their legal rights and interests?
To answer the above questions, Dr. Mei Gechlik, Founder and Director of the CGCP, will moderate a Guiding Cases SeminarTM featuring the following distinguished speakers. Stanford Law School Dean Elizabeth Magill will open the event.
6-6:30 p.m. – Registration and Reception
6:30-6:40 p.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks
- Dean M. Elizabeth Magill
Richard E. Lang Professor of Law & Dean, Stanford Law School
6:40-8 p.m. – Panel Discussion and Q&A
- Dr. Mei Gechlik (Moderator)
Founder & Director, China Guiding Cases Project, Stanford Law School
Latest Developments of China’s Guiding Cases System
- Judge JIANG Shuwei
Judge, Beijing IP Court
Big Data and the Construction of China’s IP-Focused Case Guidance System
- Judge LIU Yijun
Judge, Beijing IP Court
The Application of China’s IP-Focused Case Guidance System in the Beijing IP Court
- Mr. John Liu
Chief Technology Officer, Gridsum Holding Inc.
The Function and Technology of the Platform for China’s IP-Focused Case Guidance System
- Professor Leon Lee
Executive Director, Case Law Research Center, School of Law
Central University of Finance and Economics
Implementing a Case System in a Statute-Based Country: Why Now? And How?
- Judge William A. Fletcher
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Why a Public Database of Judicial Decisions is Essential to a System of Commercial Law