Geertje Hesseling’s thesis about Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion in China

Geertje Hesseling wrote an interesting Master’s thesis ‘Intellectutal Property rights in fashion in China and the knowledge of young Chinese designers on this topic‘ for Cultural Economics & Cultural Entrepreneurship at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She develops her thesis by testing the following hypotheses: H1. With stronger intellectual property rights law, China will attract more […]

Brand Politics: China Should Take Advantage of Chinese Design

“Chinese companies still copy a lot of foreign design. The most important thing for China is that its businesses learn the importance of design and start designing for themselves.” Read the whole article ‘Brand Politics’, in which yours truly was interviewed by Adam Smith for World Trademark Review here (pdf).

Starbucks Is Coming From Venus, Copycats from St. Mars

Jamon Yerger is founder of Southern Perspective Shenzhen (“China Law Reference, doing it right the first time”), a consulting company in the bustling city of Shenzhen that provides advice on a range of business functions; the majority of which deal with manufacturing in China and legal protection for foreign companies engaged in supply chain activities. […]

Thesis and Publications About IPR in China

Thesis: ‘Paper Tiger or Roaring Dragon, China’s TRIPs Implementations and Enforcement’BMM Bulletin Paper: ‘How to work within China’s IPR enforcement system for trademark and design rights’Article: ‘How to prevent and act upon intellectual property rights infringements in China’Article: China’s National IP Strategy 2008: Feasible Commitments or Road to Nowhere Paved With Good IntentionsArticle: ‘How do […]