Forum: Courts can be too costly for patent protection2014-06-25

Plaintiffs in patent cases are often challenged by high costs, difficulty in collecting evidence and time-consuming procedures as they try to protect their intellectual property rights through the judicial system, said experts at a recent forum in Beijing.

IP Scene (2014-05-07)2014-06-11

Beijing Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Guess lodges appeal against Gucci’s logo lawsuit2014-05-09

In April 2014, Guess lodged an appeal against a lawsuit filed Gucci. This is the latest development in the case in China after Gucci’s lawsuits were dismissed in the US and Italy.

Growing rights into revenues at Zhongguancun2014-05-07

Administrators at innovation hub Zhongguancun in Beijing recently announced the area will develop a cluster of intellectual property services that include legal consultation, IP pre-warning, commercialization, training, certification, testing and brand promotion.

EU official: IP cure more costly than prevention2014-05-07

Utility models and collective management of rights will be among the issues of the upcoming Sino-EU efforts in intellectual property, said a senior official of the European Commission.

IP Scene (2014-04-16)2014-04-16

Beijing Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Golden Bear award winning film sold copyright worldwide2014-04-16

As the first Chinese actor to win the Silver Bear for Best Actor at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, Liao Fan can take credit for the success of Black Coal, Thin Ice after news of his surprise win swamped social media.

Copyright database to improve transparency2014-04-16

Investors who struggle to asses the value of cultural relics or contemporary art works may soon be able to use an online tool to help.

IP Scene (2014-04-09)2014-04-09

Beijing Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Instructor's patented board games teach evolution and history2014-04-09

For the students in Jianshelu Third Primary School in Zhengzhou city, learning science can be as interesting as playing a game - a game of chess.

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