Patent insurance policy signed2013-08-09

The first patent insurance policy in the province was signed in July in Handan city of Hebei Province.

IP Scene (2013-08-07)2013-08-07

Intellectual property protection news around the nation

LED companies join forces in fight to light up industry2013-08-07

More Chinese LED manufacturing companies realize that intellectual property is crucial to the industry's sustainable development.

Kasite trademark sours for French vintner Castel2013-08-07

After a four-year battle, a Chinese company recently prevailed over a noted French vintner to win the largest trademark lawsuit in the wine industry to date.

Apple devices sales ban order overturned by US president2013-08-06

A ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban the sale of certain smartphones and tablet computer devices made by Apple in the US has been overturned by the US President’s administration.

No break from the UK IPO for Kit Kat2013-08-06

The UK Intellectual Property Office has refused to register four-fingered Kit Kat chocolate bars as a three-dimensional mark.

Saudi Arabia signs up to PCT2013-08-06

Saudi Arabia deposited its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on May 3rd, to become the 147th contracting state.

Review of temporary ban on parallel importation of films2013-08-06

The Government will continue a temporary ban on the parallel importation of films for commercial use but reduce the ban period to five months from the film’s international release.

Illegal downloading on the decline as streaming services grow2013-08-06

Norwegian research company Ipsos has released a new report, which has found that digital piracy is on the decline.

2013 survey on global IP firms kicks off2013-08-01

On the basis of last year’s achievements and experience, China IP and China Daily officially co-launched the 2nd “Survey on Global IP Service Firms.”

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