IP Dragon Roar Podcast 2 “Spirit, Software, World of War Craft, Compulsory Licensing”

Here is IP Dragon Roar’s second podcast about “Spirit, Software, World-of-War Craft, Compulsory Licensing”.     First Jamon Yerger and Matthew Kowalak discuss the following blog posts:     Stir up people to innovate by slogan or by a change of culture Supreme People’s Court Took AMSC v. Sinovel Wind Group Case On Software Copyright Infringement Trend […]

Majority of Online Copyright Infringers Encourage Chinese Government to Step up Protection

On May 3, 2012, the China Youth Daily did a survey under 17,576 respondents about their conduct and perception in regard to copyright protection.     Results survey:      92.7 percent of respondents admitted they had bought or used pirated goods themselves; 86 percent of respondents hope the government steps up copyright protection; 65.9 percent […]

Corrupting Our Youth One Sing Contest At A Time, and Time-Travelling Still Possible

Super girl, o boy o boy! In the year 399 BC, Socrates was sentenced to death by drinking a cup of Hemlock, because he corrupted the youth. In hind sight we hold his contribution to educate the population in high esteem. How will our progeny judge a TV programme such as Super Girl? At least […]

IP Dragon Book Review: Poorly Made In China

Paul Midler‘s book Poorly Made in China is remarkable. He not only wrote a first hand account of the challenges companies face when they manufacture their products in China, but did it in a lucid, literary style, something you would not expect given the prosaic character of the subject. How exciting can the production of […]

China’s National Intellectual Property Strategy, What’s The Progress? Website To Stay Updated

September 11, 2008 IP Dragon published ‘China’s National IP Strategy 2008: Feasible Commitments or Road to Nowhere Paved With Good Intentions.’ To “popularise” and to keep those interested in the progress of China in implementing its National IP Strategy a website was launched on June 5th, see here (Chinese). The site has 10 main categories: […]

Promotion and Protection of China’s Culture: Hard Copyright For Soft Power

In The Economist special report on China and the US called ‘Overkill’ where the author James Miles postulates the opinion that China is piling up more weapons than it appears to need, Mr Miles also writes about the need for China to develop its soft power:“Soft power was mentioned for the first time by a […]