Upcoming Events

May 14 - 18, 2018


China, Hong Kong and Japan

  • October 16-17, 2016 - Beijing, China >> Seminar information
  • October 17 - 20, 2016 - Shenzhen and Dongguan-City, China >> See photos
  • October 20-22, 2016 - Hong Kong
  • October 22-24, 2016 - Osaka, Japan
  • October 24-27, 2016 - Tokyo, Japan

  • Michael Stein visited mainland China, Hong Kong and Japan October 15-27, 2016 to meet existing and potential new clients. He spoke on a number of occasions on various issues relating to intellectual property.

    Mr. Stein conducted a seminar at Tsinghua University, at the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI), at a tech-park of companies in the software and internet and electronic commercial industries in Dongguan-City, China, at the Dongguan Technology University, and at a seminar co-held by the Patent Protection of Dongguan during his visits. Topics included patentable subject matter developments (35 USC 101), and recent significant US Supreme Court and other important decisions relating to intellectual property, amongst others.

    China, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea

    Michael Stein traveled to China, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea from May 28 to mid-June to meet with existing and prospective clients and spoke about the latest developments in US IP

    Mr. Stein presented a Seminar on Mining, Obtaining and Managing Patents in Hong Kong at ASTRI on, Friday, June 3, 2016.

    Mr. Stein gave an open seminar on "Mining, Obtaining and Managing Patents in the US and Abroad"" in Tokyo on June 8, 2016.

    Mr. Stein spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing discussing Mining, Obtaining and Managing Patents, on Monday, May 30, 2016.

    Milan and Pisa, Italy

    Michael Stein visited Milan and Pisa, Italy the week of March 6 - 12, 2016 to present seminars on trademarks, design patents and trade secrets to companies and universities, including a comparison between the US and EU practices. He spoke at Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa during that week.

    San Diego and Silicon Valley

    Michael Stein traveled to California, including San Diego and Silicon Valley, the week of January 25-29, 2016 to meet with existing clients and potential new ones.

    Hong Kong

    Michael Stein spoke in Hong Kong before the Hong Kong Institute of Patent Attorneys Ltd. (HKIPA)

    Michael Stein spoke at Hong Kong Applied Science of Technology and Research Institute (ASTRI) on November 3, 2015.


    Mr. Stein spoke in Beijing before Tsinghua University during the week of November 2-6, 2015.


    Republic of Korea


    Michael Stein was a presenter at the Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP) in Tokyo on April 17, 2015 and the topic was titled USPTO and Litigation Statistics for 2015


    Michael Stein was the presenter at the State Intellectual Property Office of the PRC (SIPO- the Chinese Patent Office, before a group art unit of Examiners on April 20, 2015, and the top was titled The Fluctuating State of 35 USC ยง 101

    Hong Kong

    Michael Stein was a presenter at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST) in Hong Kong on April 21, 2015 and the topic was titled What Start-Ups, Universities and Research Centers Should Know About IP and How to Utilize the IP for Financial and Competitive Benefit