AIPPI China AI Seminar

by (Richard) Yi Li (Secretary General of AIPPI China)

AIPPI China AI Seminar was held on October 23, 2019 focusing on challenges of AI patenting from the perspectives of industry and patent attorneys. The seminar was moderated by Justin Lin of NTD IP Attorneys with three speakers. Ms. Lili Wang, senior legal expert at Ant Financial of Alibaba introduced the company’s up-to date AI technology and their IP strategy, as well as challenges they are facing in AI patenting. Presentations given by Dr. Stefan Schohe of Boehmert & Boehmert and Dr. Dan Zou from CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office touched up issues of patent eligibility, enabling disclosure, inventive step, etc. which are heavily affected by AI, from the perspective of European patent attorney and Chinese patent attorney.