Orrick’s Annual Global Innovation Conference: Practical Guidance in IP, Antitrust, Trade, and Business for Taiwanese Companies

Taipei (10 April), Hsinchu (11 April)

Conference | April.10.2019 - April.11.2019 | 9am - 4pm (Taipei Standard Time)

Taipei and Hsinchu

中文 : 奧睿年度全球創新論壇:台灣企業智慧財產權、反壟斷、 貿易及商業實務指南

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe invites in-house counsel and executives to attend this complimentary one-day seminar, which will discuss the latest trends, developments, and advice for Taiwanese companies in a wide range of topics related to intellectual property, licensing, antitrust, arbitration, international trade and corporate issues. The program will cover these legal issues from the interdisciplinary and multijurisdictional perspective of leading practitioners in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Taipei: 10 April 2019 (Wednesday) 9:00 – 16:00
Hsinchu: 11 April 2019 (Thursday) 9:00 – 16:00

Complete location details are below.

The first portion of the program will include the following topics:

  • Developments and Trends in U.S. Patent Litigation and PTAB Practice
  • Proving Obviousness in IPRs: Winning is in the Details
  • SEPs and FRAND: Preparing for FRAND arbitrations
  • FTC v. Qualcomm: Trial Insights and Likely Implications
  • IPRs and the Federal Circuit: Getting the Results You Deserve
A complimentary lunch will be served along with refreshments in the morning and afternoon sessions. Networking opportunities will be provided during a prolonged morning break, the lunch period, and the cocktail reception at the end of the program.

The second portion of the program will cover the following topics:

  • SEPs and FRAND: Latest Legal Developments
  • U.S.-China Trade War: Huawei, Sanctions, CFIUS and Tariffs
  • Emerging Trends: Legal and Business Issues that Arise in Cross-Border M&A Deals and Investments
  • Legal Implications for Artificial Intelligence
The afternoon will conclude with interactive town hall discussions where guests have the opportunity to meet our speakers, ask questions and network with other attendees in a small group environment. We encourage you to join at least one town hall, though you are welcomed to participate in other sessions as well.

Please join us for a light cocktail reception following the town halls.


Orrick partners Robert Benson, Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, and of counsel Dr. Hsiwen Lo from the Intellectual Property Group; Jay Jurata, chair of Orrick's Antitrust & Competition Group; partner Prof. Siegfried Elsing from the International Arbitration Group; partner Mark Davies from the Supreme Court and Appellate Group; Harry Clark, chair of Orrick's International Trade and Compliance practice; and partners Betty Louie and Mark Lehmkuhler from the M&A and Private Equity Group will lead these sessions.

10 April 2019 (Wednesday)
9:00 – 16:00 (complimentary lunch is included)
Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei
Far Eastern Grand Ballroom
No. 201, Section 2
Dunhua South Road
Da-an District
Taipei City 106, Taiwan
See map

11 April 2019 (Thursday)
9:00 – 16:00 (complimentary lunch is included)
Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel
Ballroom I, East Wing 3F
No. 265, Dong Sec. 1
Guangming 6th Rd.
Zhubei District
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
See map

The seminar is complimentary for all in-house counsel and executives.


If you'd like to submit a question for the speakers, please email Robert Benson at [email protected]. The speakers will address the common themes during their presentations.
For questions about the seminar, please contact Elina Lin at +886 2 8101 6272 or [email protected].

MCLE credit is pending.

CLE Credits Available: Y