Unauthorized “Star Wars sequel” faces copyright reality2013-05-30

Three recently published science fiction novels by Chinese writer Zheng Jun have stirred up controversy with their claim to be a “sequel to Star Wars” on the book covers.

Zero IP complaints at first technology trade fair in Shanghai2013-05-30

Shanghai’s first technology-oriented trade fair employed diverse measures and services to protect the intellectual property rights of participants, said local officials.

Amazon in troubled water over third-party pirates2013-05-30

When Amazon China first opened its online sales to third-party book suppliers in 2011, then-President Wang Hanhua warned the company should be very cautious in the selection of agents and bookstore owners to guarantee genuine, legal titles.

IP Scene (2013-05-29)2013-05-29

Intellectual property protection news around the nation

Micro blogs: Few words but full legal protection2013-05-29

Even though they have at most just 140 Chinese characters, original micro blog entries are protected by copyright and reposting them without authorization is infringement, said judges and delegates from major domestic micro blog operators at a recent seminar in Beijing.

Improvised lyrics lead to copyright dispute2013-05-29

The controversy over the copyright to a popular song recently hit the headlines in the local media and drawn attention to the rights of songwriters.

IP Scene (2013-05-22)2013-05-22

Intellectual property protection news around the nation

Country honors top intellectual property figures2013-05-22

The list of China's most influential people in the intellectual property domain for the year 2012 was announced recently in Beijing.

Report: More must be done to protect IP, enforce laws2013-05-22

Enforcement and protection are the two top intellectual property issues in China, according to a nationwide survey unveiled in late April.

IP Scene (2013-05-15)2013-05-15

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