Government unveils 2013 intellectual property plan2013-03-27

An interdepartmental agency comprising 28 Chinese government organizations last week released its annual intellectual property plan of action.

IP Scene (2013-03-20)2013-03-20

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Two sides call truce in public tea tempest2013-03-20

Exhausted by a seemingly endless rivalry, both open and secret, over trademarks, packaging and advertising slogans, two controversial Chinese herbal tea makers recently vowed to call a truce in a public war of words that has lasted for months.

Trademarks 'resembling' Thai national flag revoked2013-03-20

Tang Yaohua, founder and chairman of Chengdu-headquartered convenience store chain Wowo Inc, says he was shocked to get a notice in 2012 banning two of his company's trademarks even though they have been in use for years.

SIPO emphasizes commercialization of new innovations2013-03-13

Chinese officials need to make better use of the nation's current patent inventory, said the nation's top intellectual property official.

Chinese versions of EU shows unaffected by rights dispute2013-03-13

Two European reality shows locked in a legal feud over copyright issues are each set to release licensed versions in China next month, which is causing confusion among local audiences.

IP Scene (2013-03-13)2013-03-13

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Geely looks to IP boost in London cab maker deal2013-03-06

Following its acquisition of Swedish luxury vehicle brand Volvo two years ago, Geely Group has made another strategic transaction that analysts say will bring benefits from intellectual property rights.

Initial response: Audi sues Qoros Auto over the letter Q2013-03-06

The joint Chinese-Israeli brand Qoros Auto prevailed in a lawsuit last week in Switzerland filed by Audi, which claimed the new car's name violates its right to use the letter Q on vehicles.

IP Scene (2013-03-06)2013-03-06

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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