Baidu ordered to pay $80,000 to Youku Tudou in video piracy case2014-01-21

Baidu, China’s largest search provider, was found guilty of infringing copyright and ordered to pay 491,000 yuan ($80,000) to online video site Youku Tudou.

Swing at the end of the world2014-01-20

It’s called the Swing at the End of the World and it could literally be the end of you, as this extreme attraction in the mountains of Ecuador lets thrill-seekers swing over an abyss.

Snow wolf – the wheeled snow shovel2014-01-20

The Snow Wolf wheeled snow shovel is a fast and safe alternative to shoveling. With virtually no effort, this snow shovel can throw snow without twisting or lifting.

Baby shark costume2014-01-20

With this baby shark costume your baby will have everyone running for their lives! Featuring a snap on crutch makes it easy to put on and take off.

Google defeats authors in U.S. book-scanning lawsuit2014-01-20

Google Inc. won a dismissal of a long-running lawsuit by authors who accused the Internet search company of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission. U.S.

IBM charges Twitter with patent infringement2014-01-20

Twitter faces a charge of patent infringement from IBM in the midst of its quest to go public. In an amendment to its recent S1 document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twitter revealed that IBM has accused it of violating three patents.

IPR violators should be made public2014-01-20

The central government said that local authorities should publish cases of infringements on intellectual property rights and the production of fake products as part of efforts to ensure market order.

Nominet signs off snappier .uk domains2014-01-17

Businesses will have the chance to register shorter .uk domain names starting next summer under plans approved by the British registry Nominet.

Dutch court says linking is not a copyright breach2014-01-17

A Dutch appeals court has ruled that providing hyperlinks to infringing copyrighted material does not count as a breach of IP.

Orion company finally wins the 10-year trademark suit2014-01-16

Liaoning Higher People’s Court ruled that due to the use of the trademark “Orion,” Jiangsu Orion Food Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Orion) infringed the trademark right of Orion Food Co., Ltd. (Orion Company) and constituted unfair competition.

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