New draft rule on patent rewards draws support2015-05-13

A draft of the regulation of service invention recently released by the State Council's Legislative Affairs to gather public opinion has triggered much discussion over the financial payments awarded to inventors.

Yichang builds a powerhouse of inventions2015-05-13

The government of Yichang, Hubei province, is focusing on intellectual property to fuel innovation and spur its local companies to be highly competitive.

Pharma pins growth on protecting its creations2015-05-13

A pharmaceutical company in Yichang said its rapid development since its establishment in 2001 comes from its dedication to intellectual property management.

IP Scene2015-05-13

The online patent search and service system developed by the State Intellectual Property Office recently released versions in Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, French, Arabic and German to go along with its original Chinese and English versions.

Appeal means dispute will have a voice in court again2015-05-06

Beijing High People's Court recently ruled in favor of Apple Inc over the Chinese patent authority for a patent on voice recognition technology. But a Shanghai-based company has decided to appeal.

Founder puts research at heart of his company2015-05-06

China's leading search engine Baidu is investing heavily in developing artificial intelligence technologies, with more than 500 patent applications filed in the sector worldwide.

New Balance loses its battle over trademark2015-05-06

Xinbailun Trade (China) Co, the sales company for US shoe maker New Balance in China, must stop infringing the trademark rights of Guangdong businessman Zhou Lelun and pay him 98 million yuan ($15.79 million) in compensation.

IP scene2015-05-06

Beijing East Linden Science and Technology Co signed a contract on April 27 to sell its World Traditional Medicine Patent Database to Malaysia's intellectual property administration.

Internet-based patent translation goes online2015-04-29

After a year's effort, the first Internet-based patent translation platform in China went online on April 24.

Rights bring great benefit to companies2015-04-29

It is hard to protect intellectual property rights well, but such rights are of great benefit to companies, legal counsels for companies in Zhongguancun Science Park said on April 22.

The J-Innovation

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

Volunteer team bails out busy court

Government supports unique intellectual property fund

IP service providers showcase products

Experts call for standardization of IP services