China and U.S.: IP “Competition” and “Cooperation”2012-10-31

As the world’s largest developing country and the largest developed country, China and the United States maintain a relationship that can affect the political and economic order of the entire world.

Government news2012-10-31

The latest statistics showed that 30% of the patent holders have been involved in infringement disputes; however, only 10% of them took protective actions, indicating that public awareness of patent protection is still weak.

Global news2012-10-31

After years of debate, a unitary patent system entailing both a unified patent Court and a single, unified patent for 25 EU states was finally approved.


The trademark dispute between Apple, IP Application Development Limited (IPADL) and Proview (Shenzhen), which has attracted world attention, was finally settled.

IP Scene (2012-10-31)2012-10-31

Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Tempest brews over rights to Moutai name2012-10-31

China's famed liquor maker Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd is suing a less-known competitor that claims it also has the right to use the Moutai name. Beijing's Fengtai district court will begin hearing the case on Nov 6.

Music websites drafting plans for paid downloads2012-10-31

Several major music websites in China including Kugoo, Koowo, Baidu player and QQ music are planning to begin charging for music downloads by early next year.

“Good” and “Bad” of law2012-10-30

One thousand people may have one thousand understandings of the same law. Some may call it a “good” law while others regard it as a “bad” one.

Government news2012-10-30

On May 4th, the 4th Round of US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue came to an end. The closing conference delivered the detailed fruits of the Dialogue as well as a joint statement.

IP Creations2012-10-30

Land Rover printed 5,000 special Outdoor Survival Guide and delivered to its clients.

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