The Third Intellectual Property Entertainment Law Lecture Series was Successfully Held by Peking University Law School
The closing ceremony of the Third Intellectual Property Entertainment Law Lecture Series was successfully held in Room B102, (Leo) Koguan, Peking University Law School (“PKULS”) at 5 pm on September 26, 2019. Prof. Yang Xiaolei, our Deputy Dean, Prof. Zhang Ping, the Deputy Executive Dean of the Intellectual Property Department, and Ms. Wang Dongmei, the Vice President of Beijing Entertainment Law Society, attended the event. The ceremony was hosted by Jia Weiwei, Deputy Director of our Domestic Cooperation Office.
The Closing Ceremony of the third Peking University Intellectual Property Entertainment Law Lecture Series
The ceremony began with a commemorative video featuring moments of which the lecturers and students spent together in the five-day seminar series. The content of this course is down to earth and gives invaluable, inspirational insights into the practice of Intellectual Property Entertainment Law, which invoked students’ reflection and thoughts. This Lecture Series have broadened student’s horizons and their range of career path. At the same time, concrete friendship is formed among lecturers and students.
Ms. Cao Han, a lawyer of B&D Law Firm, expressed his gratitude to PKULS on behalf of the class for all its effort input in the organization of this Lecture Series, including but not limited to lecture contents, on-site teaching, seminars, and particularly, in inviting famous lecturers from all sectors to share their valuable experience accumulated over years of practice in handling new and difficult cases through new cases, which equips students with a practical mindset. She remarked that but for the success of this Lecture Series and everyone’s determination to promote the Entertainment Industry of our motherland, the class would not have been gathered together. She sincerely hoped that this Lecture Series only marked the start of the development of entertainment-industry-related law, and that everyone in this class could collectively contribute to this development.
Cao Han, Student Representative, Lawyer of B&D Law Firm
Prof. Zhang Ping, the chief designer of this Lecture Series, the Deputy Executive Dean of our Intellectual Property Department, expressed her heartfelt blessings to all students and her optimistic expectation of the future development of the entertainment industry. She highlighted “practicality” as the key value of this course. Twelve scholars and practitioners were invited to give an analytical prospective of the application of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law by way of case study. With the assistance of outlines, students were able to understand the gist of the issue and learn effectively. Furthermore, she appreciated students’ effort in organizing after-class seminars on their own initiative, which strengthened everyone’s understanding of concepts and theories and facilitated meaningful sharing and discussion concerning difficulties encountered in daily practice. Such communication enabled students to learn from each other and reinforce their ability to cope with real cases. Finally, Prof. Zhang hoped that the students will be able to keep their enthusiasm for the cultural and entertainment industry, their intellectual-property-related awareness, and promote a diverse, deep and sustainable development in the entertainment law.
Prof. Zhang Ping, Deputy Executive Dean of the Intellectual Property Department, Professor of PKULS
Prof. Yang Xiaolei, Deputy Dean of PKULS, expressed his unwillingness to be parted with the students. He opined that PKULS offered the mostmost cutting-edge research in entertainment law, and the highest level of scientific research strength in all other fields of law. He hoped students would come back one day for more exchange and communication of ideas.
Prof. Yang Xiaolei, Deputy Dean of PKULS
Subsequently, Prof. Yang Xiaolei, Prof. Zhang Ping, and Ms. Wang Dongmei issued Certificates of Completion to the students. Students also presented flowers to their lecturers to express their gratitude.
The students presented flowers to their lecturers.
Since the commencement of this Lecture Series in 2016, PKULS has been inputting effort in the development and improvement of an Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law related syllabus. By way of lectures, group discussions, seminars, research, interviews and overseas exchanges, typical viewpoints and cases were examined. The third success of this Lecture Series in the year of the 70th Anniversary of the PRC indicates the social responsibility undertakes by PKULS in nurturing elites for the cultural and entertainment industry.
The third Peking University Intellectual Property Entertainment Law Lecture Series was successfully held.
Translated by: Jiang Lu
Lee Ka YeeLi Jiayi