Introduction to 2017 Xiamen University Intellectual Property Summer School
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Intellectual Property Research Institute of Xiamen University
 (IPRI) is a key teaching and research base for intellectual property law and knowledge management in China. With the goal to promote academic exchange and international cooperation in the field of intellectual property law, the IPRI, under the auspice of Chinas State Intellectual Property Office, will hold the 2017 Xiamen University Intellectual Property Summer School in July in the popular and fascinating Xiamen campus. 

The Summer School will invite highly qualified legal professionals and renowned IP experts to impart their first-hand experience and insights. Additionally, site visits in well-known enterprises, staying with local Chinese families, as well as other special activities provided will bring you better understanding of Chinese culture and IP law in China.

1. Schedule

Time: July 3, 2017 – July 15, 2017;

Registration: July 3 (8:00-19:00), Xiamen University;

First Week (July 4 - July 9): lectures and group discussion;

Second Week (July 10- July 15): experiencing China, staying with local Chinese families.

2. Requirements of applicants

(1) Students at all levels (PhD, masters and bachelor) majoring in law, economics and management. The background knowledge on intellectual property law or management is preferred;

(2) Scholars and practitioners specialized on intellectual property law and knowledge management.

3. Scholarship

The 1st Grade Scholarship will cover: travel expenses (up to USD 800) and food and accommodation (for two weeks);

The 2nd Grade Scholarship will cover: the food and accommodation (for two weeks).

4. Application materials


(1) “IPRI Summer School Application Form”;

(2) Resume, including certification of competition awards and honors; scientific achievements, published or not are both accepted; other materials conducive to prove yourself; and email to;

(3) The applicants should submit the Application Form and other materials before April 30, 2016.

5. Speakers(to be confirmed)

CHUNG Jili, Vice president, Group General Counsel, Xiamen TPK Touch Solution Inc.

CUI Guobin, Associate professor of the School of Law, Tsinghua Unversity.

FENG Zhenyu, Professor, Taiwan's National Chengchi University.

HUANG Wushuang, Professor, East China University of politics and law.

LI Mingde, Professor, Director of Intellectual Property Research Center, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

LIN Xiuqin, Professor, Dean of IPRI, Xiamen University.

LIU Kongzhong, Professor of Institute of Science and Law, Taiwan Tsinghua University.

SENFTLEBEN Martin,  Professor, Vrije University Amsterdam, Holland.

Senior judge, China Intellectual Property Court (Division).

SPYROS Maniatis, Professor, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.

HSIUNG Sung-Mei, Judge of Taiwan Intellectual Property Court.

YU Peter, Professor, Center for Law and Intellectual Property of Texas A&M University School of Law, U.S.

ZHOU Huasong, President of Xiamen Solex High-Tech Industries Co., Ltd.

6. Lecture Topics (to be confirmed)

The theme: “The Construction of Intellectual Property-based Country and the Reform of China's Intellectual Property Legal System”, which dividing into three sections “Intellectual Property-based Country”, “Reform of Intellectual Property Legal System” and “Intellectual Property Enforcement”;

The lectures will be included: “The Recent Intellectual Property Policy and Practice in China”, “The ongoing Amendment of Patent Law in China and Hot Issues”, “New Development of Copyright Law in China”, “The China’s Specialized IP Courts and Unresolved Issues”, “Trial Experience of IP Court in Taiwan”, “The IP Enforcement and Practice in China”.

7. Contact

Executive Secretary: Carolin (CAO Lin);

Tel/Fax: +86 (0)595-2182729;


Please pay attention to our official website for news and updates of the summer school, 

8. Others

Introduction of Xiamen and Xiamen University:

Located in the southeast coast of China, Xiamen is a seaside city with culture integrated both eastern and western features under the background of profound exchange and communication between Xiamen and abroad in recent years. Xiamen boasts charming coastline and multi cultures of architecture and arts. Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader, the first university founded by an overseas Chinese and a high-level university well-known in China. With its attractive scenery, Xiamen University is recognized as one of the most beautiful universities among China. Near the campus located Zengcuoan community, famous for numerous art clubs, bars and coffee houses. See the website of Xiamen University:

Introduction of School of Law of XMU and IPRI:

Xiamen University is one of the oldest universities to hold higher legal education in China. In June 1926, Xiamen University established law discipline, with three sub- departments as law, political science and economy. In February 1930, the law disciplineis changed to law school. The current School of Law is at the base of the former law department after several adjustments. Since the reopening of law major in 1979, the School of Law has fostered a competitive academic team with 81 full time teachers, among which 36 are professors, 21 are associate professors, 66 of them with doctoral degree. In the evaluation of law discipline held by China Academic Degrees Graduate Education Development Center in 2005 and 2009, the comprehensive strength of XMU School of Law ranked the eighth among China. See the website of XMU School of Law:

Intellectual Property Research Institute of Xiamen University (IPRI) is a key institute for intellectual property teaching and research as well as an open platform for academic exchange and consultation services with rich experience of international academic conference, high-level forum and training program. Fujian Training Base of Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Education and Research Center of Xiamen University are located in IPRI, attracting numerous people from abroad for training and exchange. See the website of IPRI:



Attachment: 2017 IPRI Summer School Application Form