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10/26:CONCURRENT SESSION: IP Practice in China Committee - BRIC Border Battles

October 26, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM


Virtual - all times are eastern daylight time


90 CLE Minutes



IP Practice in China Committee - BRIC Border Battles - What you Need to Know About Customs Enforcement in BRIC Jurisdictions

Michael Chu, International Computer Hacking & Intellectual Property, Attorney Advisor for Internet Fraud and Public Health, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC


Brazil: Barbara Angela Leitao, Di Blasi, Parente & Advogados, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mayya Pak, PETOSEVIC, Moscow, Russia
Pankaj Soni, Remfry & Sagar, Haryana, India
Toby Mak, Tee & Howe, Beijing, China
Lori S. Meddings, Quarles & Brady, LLP, Madison, WI



  • Meddings, Lori200 Meddings, Lori S.

    Quarles & Brady | Partner

    Lori Meddings helps clients protect and enforce their intellectual property throughout the world, with a focus on maximizing the value of the company's trademarks and copyrights and defending against unfair competition in advertising. She is Chair of the firm's Trademark subgroup within the Intellectual Property Practice Group.
  • mak, toby200 Mak, Toby

    Tee & Howe | Senior Counsel / Patent Attorney

    Dr. Toby Mak is a registered Chinese Patent Attorney and has a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Dr. Toby Mak was born in Hong Kong and graduated from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He worked at one of the largest law firms in Hong Kong for 8 years before joining Tee & Howe.
  • Soni, Pankaj200 Soni, Pankaj

    Remfry & Sagar | Partner

    Pankaj Soni leads the Patent Litigation practice at the Firm with several successes before High Courts in India for Fortune 500 clients. He is recognised for his expertise in creating successful litigation strategy and handling technical aspects of claim construction and infringement/invalidity analysis.
  • Pak, Mayya200 Pak, Mayya

    PETOŠEVIĆ | Associate

    Mayya mainly handles trademark enforcement and contentious matters. She coordinates investigations, advises clients on trademark protection and enforcement strategies and represents them before the courts and police and customs authorities.
  • Leitao Barbara Headshot square200 Leitao, Barbara

    The George Washington University

    Bárbara Leitão is an attorney-at-law (Universidade Federal Fluminense) currently taking up post-graduate degree courses on Intellectual Property Law at PUC-Rio and Civil Procedure Law at Universidade Cândido Mendes. Her practice is focused on consultation and litigation involving trademarks, patents, copyright and unfair competition. Bárbara is also collaborator member at the Fashion Law Committee at the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/RJ)
  • Chu, Michael Chu, Michael

    U. S. Department of Justice | International Computer Hacking & Intellectual Property, Attorney Advisor for Internet Fraud and Public Health

    Michael Chu is the International Computer Hacking & Intellectual Property (ICHIP) Attorney Advisor for Internet Fraud & Public Health. On detail in D.C., he is grateful for the support of the Houston U.S. Attorney’s Office. Since 2007, Mr. Chu has prosecuted computer and IP crimes as the CHIP Coordinator first at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas and then in Houston.