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 […]

IP Dragon Roar Podcast 1 “Chips, Trends, Cigs”

Here is IP Dragon Roar’s first podcast about “Chips, Trends, Cigs”.



First Jamon Yerger and Matthew Kowalak discuss the following blog posts:

Manchurian Candidate of Chips: Backdoor or IP Challenge?

Trend Thirsty Thursday: Made Better in China

Plain Cigarette Packaging Debate Ignited Again in Hong Kong


Then Jamon interviews Danny Friedmann.



Listen to the podcast here



IP Dragon Roar Podcast 2 ‘Spirit, Software, World-of-Warcraft, Compulsory Licensing” you can find here.

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USITC: “China’s IP and Indigenous Innovation Cost U.S. 48,2 billion dollar”

Photo Danny Friedmann“Maybe we need more resources for IP enforcement?” The U.S. International Trade Commission report (ITC), commissioned by the U.S. Senate has been published. The title of the ITC report is: China: Effects of Intellectual Property Infringement and Indigenous Innovation Policies on the U.S. Economy. One of the effects, according to the writers, is that IP infringements and preferential treatment for […]

Who Needs Le Louvre If You Can Touch Fake Sculptures in Hong Kong?

From December 10 to February 20, 2011, you can see and feel 18 fake sculptures in the Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. The real ones will stay safe in Le Louvre in Paris. The invitation to touch in combination with the picture on the advertisement of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite […]

Prepositions in China Product Labels Tell It All: Good Bye Country of Origin, Hello Country of Destination

1 articles to go: IP Dragon on its way to its 1,000th article The world is flat according to Thomas Friedman, and therefore the determination of the country of origin of most products is becoming more complex. So what should be put on the product labels? Below a short history.Made in ChinaThe probability that any […]

Innovative Copycats? MIIT Vice Minister’s Remark On Piggybacking of Innovative Copycats

3 articles to go: IP Dragon on its way to its 1,000th article Adam Smith of World Trademark Review wrote a column about China’s Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Yang Xueshan, who made a controversial remark: that the innovative elements of copycat products should be protected and encouraged. Mr […]

June 25, Seminar: ‘Managing IPR As A Business Asset in Greater China’

IP Dragon is delighted to invite everyone interested in IPR in China to a seminar called ‘Managing IPR as a Business Asset in Greater China’ organised by EUBIP and China IPR-SME Helpdesk. (Take note: some speakers still need to confirm). I confirmed. When? Friday 25 June, 2010 Where? HK Convention & Exhibition Center What is […]

Fake iPhones: Rip-off or Innovation

iPhone in relation to China is in the news again. Stan Abrams of China Hearsay wrote about the alleged looming problems with Apple’s iPhone trademark in China, see here. And then I was interviewed by Sophie Pilgrim of France 24, the French BBC so to say, about a video by MacMedics and about iPhones, counterfeiting […]

IP Dragon Writes Book About Intellectual Property in China

Dear readers, I am delighted to announce that I am writing a book for Oxford University Press about intellecual property rights in China. It will be published in 2010. I thank all the (anonymous) peer reviewers that have given feedback to my book proposal. Cheers, Danny Friedmann

Thesis: Paper Tiger or Roaring Dragon, China’s TRIPs Implementations and Enforcement

Thesis by Danny Friedmann, thesis advisor Professor P. Bernt Hugenholtz, Professor Peter K. Yu:Paper Tiger or Roaring DragonChina’s TRIPs Implementations and Enforcement Abstract:Thesis about whether China’s IPR enforcement laws are TRIPs compliant. At least on paper most of China’s IPR procedural laws are compliant with specific TRIPs provisions. China’s IPR laws are certainly non-compliant to […]