Joining US Congresswoman Grace Meng, and Members of the US Department of Commerce, partner Jeffrey A. Lindenbaum was a speaker at the Exporting to Asia conference that was held on September 18 in Flushing, Queens. The event was sponsored by the District Export Counsel, the Queens Chamber of Commerce and the US Commercial Service. Mr. Lindenbaum discussed the advantages and challenges of protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights in China and South Korea. His presentation highlighted some of the advancements in IPR protection in this region, but also discussed many challenges that remain. Jeffrey also highlighted some of the key differences between the United States, China and South Korea as they related to enforcement and protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights. Further resources to assist with exporting goods to China and South Korea can be found at