Dec 11, 2013

Commercializing Technology in China: Navigating Pitfalls and Seizing Opportunity

Presented by:  Madison International Trade Association
Location:  Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce   (501 E. Washington Avenue)
Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Join Madison International Trade Association, Foley & Lardner, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation for the next program in the 2013 Eye on China Roundtable Series, Commercializing Technology in China: Navigating Pitfalls and Seizing Opportunity.

The program will address the latest trends and developments related to cross-border technology transfers to China, particularly those of interest to manufacturers. As part of Foley & Lardner’s recently launched initiative, the Legal Innovation Hub for NextGen Manufacturers, the firm has taken a comprehensive look at the issues impacting manufacturers looking to expand abroad, and will share those insights during the program.

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • Application of import-export control regulations
  • Mandatory provisions in any technology license agreement
  • Key elements of a technology license, development, and transfer agreements
  • Registration requirements in China
  • U.S. and Chinese tax aspects of technology transfers
  • IP protection and enforcement issues
  • Repatriation of profits, payment methods, currency issues, and hedging strategies

Register online for this free event. For more information, contact Jennifer Conley at 312.832.4325.