SAIC to combat fraudulent trademark registration and free riding2013-08-12

China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) will take an active approach in governing domestic food market and improving market owners’, registration procedures.

China to double fines for trademark infringement2013-08-12

China is expected to double the compensation ceiling for trademark infringement to 2 million yuan (325,400 US dollars), according to the latest draft amendment to the Trademark Law.

Narrow mist2013-08-12

Using simple materials, everyday objects, wry wit and written instructions that invite people to interact with his sculptures, Erwin Wurm makes spectators into active participants.

Amazon accused of selling fake books in China2013-08-09 Inc. has been accused by Chinese authorities of selling counterfeit books through third-party sellers.

Sany product encountered US investigation2013-08-09

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a Section 337 investigation into construction giant Sany for patent infringement in July.

China adopts Europe’s model for patent classification2013-08-09

Following extensive bilateral development, China’s State Intellectual Property Office will use the same patent classification system as the European Patent Office from January 2014, it has been announced.

Strengthen cooperation with Sweden on copyright protection2013-08-09

Officials of the General Administration of Press and Publication and the National Copyright Administration of China, led a delegation to Sweden and other European countries in July.

The first IP workshop among China, Japan and South Korea2013-08-09

The first IP workshop among China, Japan and South Korea was held in Beijing in July.

China saw surge in IP cases involving overseas firms2013-08-09

China’s top court said it saw an increase in IP lawsuits involving foreign companies during the first five months of the year.

He Hua met vice president of PhRMA2013-08-09

Recently, He Hua, Deputy Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office, met Chip Davis, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

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