Innovation key to Harbin's future2012-08-01

Making enterprises the drivers of innovation is crucial to increasing the commercialization of research results, said Song Xibin, mayor of Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province in Northeast China.

IP Scene (2012-7-25)2012-07-25

Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Police awarded for fight against fakes2012-07-25

John Anderson, the chairman of the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group flew to Beijing last week to present an award to a division of China's Ministry of Public Security for its continuing efforts to crack down on fake merchandise.

Court: Peking Opera logo violated artist's copyright2012-07-25

A design company in Xiamen, Fujian province, recently lost a trademark suit when the court ruled that it had used a design for Peking Opera facial makeup as a part of its logo without the authorization of the makeup's designer.

IP Scene (2012-7-18)2012-07-18

Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

SIPO ceremony marks nation's millionth patent2012-07-18

During a ceremony on July 16, State Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Tian Lipu issued a patent certificate on the spot to the Beijing Research Center for Information Technology in Agriculture to mark the 1 millionth invention patent granted in China.

Microsoft: PC retailers in preinstalled piracy2012-07-18

Microsoft China announced last week that it had initiated legal proceedings against nine computer retailers in China over preinstalled pirated Windows operating systems.

IP Scene (2012-7-4)2012-07-04

Intellectual property protection news around the nation.

Microsoft sues over navigation software2012-07-04

Software giant Microsoft has filed a complaint against a Beijing-based maker of auto navigation systems, claiming copyright infringement on its Windows CE software and asking for more than 3.67 million yuan ($577,775) in compensation.

Apple's shine attracts another trademark suit2012-07-04

Just after it settled a long-running dispute over rights to the iPad name in China, Apple Inc is facing another trademark conflict, this time with a Jiangsu company that alleges Apple's Snow Leopard operating system violates its existing trademark.

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