Chinese Trade Secret Cases via Internet Might Be Tip of The Iceberg

Foreign Spies Stealing US Secrets In Cyberspace, Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage 2009-2011 is published this October, see here. In the report both China and Russia were named as the most important culprits in the area of misappropriation of intellectual property and stealing trade secrets. The reports confirms that data […]

USCC 2010 Report Released

2010 Report to [the U.S.] Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Commission (USCC) has been released. The report is 324 pages long and IP Dragon will read those parts relevant to intellectual property in China, including market access, in the coming weeks. If you cannot wait read the 4 page opening remarks of Chairman […]

USTR in 2008 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance: Still Not Satisfied After All These Years

One of the priority issues in the 115 page 2008 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance, released by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in December is, unsurprisingly, the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in China. Below you will find a selection of the USTR report which shows where China has room […]

Controversial Interpretation 2004 Will Be Amended, Stays Controversial

Emma Barraclough reports for Managing Intellectual Property from the Third Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy in Geneva, that the controversial judicial thresholds for criminal enforcement will be amended. First the reasons why the judicial interpretation was controversial will be outlined, followed by the proposed changes by judge Xiong Xuanguo, vice-president of the Supreme […]