Unoriginal trademarks unpopular in Quanzhou. Good news or wishful thinking?

Hao Nan of China Daily wrote about the trade at the Quanzhou Trademark Trade Center in Fujian that almost dried up. Read here. Why did not Adam Smith’s invisible hand work? Was the invisible hand here invisible, to quote Joseph Stiglitz, because it was not really there? Hao writes that the problem was thatsellers had an inflated […]

Indian High Court Claims Jurisdiction Against Chinese Cybersquatter of ICICIGROUP.COM

Malathi Nayak of Livemint has a very interesting article about who has the jurisdiction over Chinese entities if they infringe intellectual property rights via the internet. In this case a Chinese entity had registered the domain name icicigroup.com which is similar to icicibank.com. First the icicibank tried to get control over the domain name by […]