Shanghai puts IP development in global perspective

Shanghai's International Intellectual Property (IP) Forum, was held in the Jin Jiang Hotel, Dec 8-9.

2014, A Year of Expectation!

At the advent of the Year of the Horse, on behalf of the China IP magazine, I wish our readers a Happy New Year.

Successful marketing stems from “details”

The international event of Patent Information Annual Conference 2013

Model IP cases of China from 2012

“Visiting parents regularly” examines scientific bases for legislative action

Global innovation trends revealed in latest report

Despite increasing patent volume worldwide, global innovation activity is slowing down, according to a report unveiled last week by the intellectual property and science department of Thomson Reuters, a leading business information provider.


Rights protection plan aids global expansion

When a delegation from Nuctech flew to Singapore to participate in a project bid eight years ago, they never expected to be hit with bad news as soon as the plane landed - a European competitor had filed a lawsuit claiming Nuctech's product for the bid violated its patents, thus trying to keep it out of the Singaporean market.

Calls to commercialize IP to stimulate innovation

Intellectual property industry insiders called for the integration of IP and market demand at a recent forum themed "Open innovation" in Nanning, the capital city of the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

IP scene

Guangdong releases software to boost patent searches

IP scene

China-made chips launched into space

Shanghai pushes to turn medical research into cures

Invention expo focuses on patent commercialization

IP scene

Animation portal aids overseas sales

Shanghai courts increase IP rights protection

Olympic Games expected to bring wave of innovation

SIPO promotes IP knowledge among the general public

Partners jailed, fined for selling wine with fake labels

Students fashion heritage artworks for modern tastes


Specialist whilst generalist —Interview with Mr. C. K. Kwong, President of APAA

Established in December 1969, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) now has over 2300 members from 18 Recognised Groups in over 24 jurisdictions. As a nongovernmental organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing IP protection in the Asian region, with a long history of over 40 years since its establishment, the Association has continuously played a crucial role in the development of the patent service industry of the region.

Seeking Common Ground to Cooperate - Interview with Randall R. Rader, Chief Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


A different type of licensing company—Sisvel’s place in the IP landscape


Waiting for the spring of production music—Interview with Ludan Bone, General Manager of Songba Culture Development Co., Ltd


Constant pursuit in ever-changing life


The sunset of Adivon

The 5-year trademark dispute between sportswear giant Adidas and local brand Adivon has finally come to an end with a settlement in May 2013.

PatSnap - A pioneer in the E-patent age

“The fundamental basis of this knowledge-economy era is public, equal, fact-oriented and non-hierarchic Internet thinking.

Brighthead assists the development of Tianjin Binhai New Area

Journey of production music of Songba-Interview with Ludan Bone, President of Songba Cultural Co., Ltd.

Strategies for Foreign Companies Initiating Intellectual Property Litigation in China

All frenzy for QQ

Identification of embedded advertising in TV programs and determination of false advertising and unfair competition

Determination of whether a particular scene in a television program is embedded advertising should be made by the standard of whether collaborative relationship exists between an advertiser and the program producer.

A referential comparison of international practices in calculating damages in patent infringement cases

Calculating damages in patent infringement cases has always been a difficult problem.

Trademark nominative use – The boundary is not yet certain

Identification of embedded advertising in TV programs and determination of false advertising and unfair competition

Determination of inventiveness of functional technical solution

Judicial solutions to the procedural difficulties in realizing service invention remunerations

2011 Top 10 IP Cases in China's Software Industry

Korea Company Claimed Three Million Yuan for Infringement upon Its Game Cabal Online Case summary:the Shanghai No.2 Intermediate People’s Court delivered the first instance judgment upon the ESTsoft Corp. (Korea) v. Moliyo Digital Entertainment Limited case over infringement upon software copyright, requiring the defendant to cease infringing activities immediately and pay the plaintiff three million yuan in compensation for the economic damages.

US wireless patent giant files legal actions against China's Huawei and ZTE

20 tons of fake drinks confiscated in N China

Sisvel proposes Wi-Fi 802.11n patent pool

No heat or on the heat -Wong Lo Kat mark dispute

Liao Zhide: the Eye of the Beholder of TACP

At first sight, Mr. Liao appears to be thin with white hair, and one cannot imagine that he is a theater and multiplex mogul in Taiwan.

High-tech patent fuels better car performance

You are what you eat, and the same could be said for a car - quality fuel affects performance and efficiency, say experts.

Constant pursuit in ever-changing life

Beijing firm makes patented breakthrough in OLEDs

Techie takes gold medal for data gridlock solution

Kodak’s strategic transformation

The future patent system of the European Union

By now, regardless of home country, most people who are active in the IP field have heard that the member states of the European Union (EU) have agreed on new legislation concerning unitary patent protection throughout the union.

An over view of trademark oppositions in the United States (I)

South African functional design protection for Chinese utility models

Navigating the patent landscape in Africa (II) -- focus on the legal frameworks in place in Africa for the protection of patent rights

Recent changes in international IP protection: Europe, the United States and Australia/New Zealand in comparative perspective

The 5th China IP Annual Forum Concluded in Beijing

The Fifth China IP Annual Forum

The Fifth China IP Annual Forum

Free Training for China IP Magazine Subscribers

Name : Lou Hong
Title : JSD Candidate, Senior Research Associate, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Overseas Protection of Chinese Trademarks under the WTO Regime

Name : Li Yan, Sun Fangtao
Title : Coordination Division of Beijing Intellectual Property Office, Master of Law from Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, Germany

IP Protection for Magic Art: Reality and Possibility

Name : Sun Guohui
Title : Patent Examiner, Patent Examination Cooperation Center of the Patent Office, SIPO, Beijing

Priority verification in different phases during patent examination

Name : Li Yan, Sun Fangtao
Title : Assistant Researcher, Patent Examination Cooperation Beijing Center, Patent Office, SIPO

Time difference considerations and conversions in the United States, Japan and the Europe

Report on publication of professional IP articles in China of 2012

IP statistics

China arrests 3,170 suspects over IPR infringement

China's applications for trademarks top the world

Guangdong handles 145 infringement cases of Asian Games

35,000 software registered copyrights

The J-Innovation

Steve Jobs died the month that the latest Nobel Prize winners were announced. The coincidence lends itself to speculation about inevitability.

Recommendation of Global IP Service Agencies with Chinese Business

Washable keyboard

The future of China & WTO

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