5/11 PM Concurrent Track 1 - International

May 11, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM


Grand Ballroom I

2:00 - 2:45 PM - International Protection - Part 1 (Patent)

William (Skip) Fisher, DLA Piper, Seattle, WA


Guidelines in European Patent Prosecution

Speaker: Yelena Morozova, Finnegan, London,  United Kingdom

Guidelines and Updates in Chinese Patent Prosecution

Speaker: Binxin Li, Fenxen Partners, Shanghai, CH


3:00 - 3:45 PM
- International Protection - Part 2 (Trade Dress)

Shui Li, Microsoft, Seattle, WA

Trade Dress Development and Trends in Europe

Elisa Huusko, Berggren Oy, Helsinki, Finland

Trade Dress Protection in China: Time to Get Creative

Mai Lin, SIPS, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, CA


Presented by:  IP Practice in China, IP Practice in Europe  Committees and AIPPI-US


  • Huusko, Elisa

    Berggren Oy | Partner

    Elisa Huusko is a licensed legal counsel in Finland and an EU trademark and design attorney. Elisa is a partner at a Finnish IP law firm Berggren Oy and provides legal assistance especially in relation to intellectual property and brand protection strategies, copyright, litigation, contracts, and trademark matters.
  • Lin, Mai

    SIPS | IP Director

    Mai has over 15 years’ experience in advising multinationals on a broad range of intellectual property issues in China, including trademark portfolio management, IP enforcement and commercial IP matters. Mai’s clients operate in a wide range of industries, including cosmetics, software, toys, wine & spirits, automotive, entertainment, fitness, skincare and fashion. She has assisted scores of clients in reclaiming their trademarks in China from registry pirates and provides practical solutions for navigating the IP landscape in China. Over the course of her career, Mai has worked with major international law firms out of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
  • Li, Shui

    Microsoft | Corporate Counsel

    In her role as Corporate Counsel at Microsoft, Shui advises the Cloud + AI division (Azure) on areas including M&A, strategic partnerships, data privacy, cyber security, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property. Shui also serves on the Venture Center Business Advisory Group at the University of Minnesota, which helps entrepreneurs to vet new ideas and assists with technology commercialization.
  • Morozova, Yelena

    Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | Partner

    Yelena Morozova is a partner in the London office of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP / Finnegan Europe LLP. Yelena is an experienced patent attorney with technical expertise across different fields of engineering, most particularly in information technology and software, telecommunications, and AI. Being qualified in the US and in Europe, Yelena practices in both jurisdictions, focusing on patent procurement and portfolio development for a diverse range of global clients.
  • Fisher, William

    DLA Piper | Partner

    William (Skip) Fisher has practiced IP law in the U.S., China, and internationally for over 20 years. His practice focuses on strategic counselling, high-stakes litigation, and complex licensing in all areas of intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patents and trade secrets.
  • Li, Binxin

    FenXun | Partner

    Mr. Li heads China patent team and supports his clients’ business operations and commercial growth in China and overseas, delivering practical and comprehensive solutions to utilize his clients’ IP assets as well as advising on the prevention of potential legal risks. He advises multinational and domestic companies in pharmaceutical, chemical, mechanical, telecommunication and entertainment industries on complex IP issues related to IP enforcement, IP filing, IP portfolio management and technology transfers.