Writer, publisher in suit over cover portrait copyright2013-11-06

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but is it worth 150,000 yuan ($24,600)?

Packaging offers peek into early trademark protection2013-11-06

A piece of century-old wrapping paper recently discovered in Yangzhou of Jiangsu province offers a revealing glimpse at early efforts to protect trademarks and brands.

IP Scene (2013-10-30)2013-10-30

Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Sibling publishers battle over works by Nobel winner2013-10-30

After a half-month copyright dispute among business siblings, Yilin Press announced last Thursday that it will publish a collection of works by Alice Munro, this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.

Copycats find new 'friend' in the latest social media2013-10-30

When Changchun resident Sun Qi recently logged onto his smartphone's WeChat instant messaging app, he found he had been friended by something called the Lang Ge Luxury Outlet.

IP Scene (2013-10-23)2013-10-23

Intellectual property protection news around the nation

Forum in Hangzhou calls for intellectual property innovation2013-10-23

At a recent IP forum in Hangzhou, officials and professionals called for innovative IP protection models and wider collaboration to meet the new challenges brought by emerging technologies.

Patent officials deployed to technology's frontlines2013-10-23

For Xu Yun, the massive caches of online data are like goldmines waiting to be explored.

IP spells success for range of companies based in Shandong2013-09-04

Intellectual property is proving successful for a number of domestic companies in Shandong province.

IP Scene (2013-09-04)2013-09-04

Intellectual property protection news around the nation

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