Tencent becoming global Internet player through innovation2013-12-25

Despite copycat charges at the inception of its flagship QQ chat program, Shenzhen-based Tencent Inc has been blazing a path of its own innovation.

Guangzhou: Images now aide copyright database2013-12-25

The copyright administration of Guangzhou is expanding its database to include copyrighted images in the cultural and creative industry to improve the efficiency and deter infringement.

The international event of Patent Information Annual Conference 20132013-12-24

On September 13th, the Patent Information Annual Conference 2013 (PIAC) co-organized by State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) and Intellectual Property Publishing House was held successfully in National Convention Center in Beijing.

Google applies for patent on splitting restaurant checks2013-12-23

Is America’s national check-splitting nightmare almost over? A group of Google employees have applied for a patent on a process that essentially splits restaurant checks.

Lego calendar by vitamins design syncs with google calendar2013-12-23

Created by Vitamins Design, The Lego calendar is a wall mounted time planner that the team invented for their studio.

The escape shot2013-12-23

Based on the principles of a slingshot, the Escape Shot is a handy tool that helps you break the glass of the bus’s window when trapped in an accident.

Tide invents self-cleaning T-Shirt2013-12-23

Tide knows that you’re scared of doing your laundry, college kid, and that you probably bring it home to Mom every weekend anyways.

European Commission launches new innovation indicator2013-12-23

Sweden, Germany, Ireland and Luxembourg are among the European Union member states getting the most out of innovation, according to a newly-launched innovation indicator by the European Commission.

CIPA 2013: UK update on unitary patent2013-12-23

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Congress in London has been hearing how the UK is preparing for the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court.

Singapore Best in Asia for Intellectual Property Protection2013-12-23

Singapore is the best in Asia for intellectual property protection and the second best in the world, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore said, citing a report by the World Economic Forum.

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