Copied Gun Manufacturer Starts Campaign Against Manufacturers of Copied Copied Guns

MadBull Airsoft launched Operation Copycat’, a campaign against counterfeit and cloned airsoft (in between real and toy) guns, read here. “The enforcement of intellectual properties of gun manufacturers and gear makers in airsoft has been ongoing for sometime now. We know of Umarex, Cybergun, and Magpul on the watch for companies, and mostly at the […]

Taylor Wessing Global Intellectual Property Index and China: The Last Shall Be The First

The People’s Republic of China was ranked last (24th position) in the Taylor Wessing Global Intellectual Property Index 2009, see here. The methodology of the GIPI rating is a calculation by a factor assessment model with jurisdiction assessments and instrumental factors as input. See the methodology here.  About China’s trademark system Taylor Wessing complains about the delay […]

Hong Kong’s Top e-filers of Patent, Trademark and Design Right Applications

According to the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of the Hong Kong Government the top e-filers of all e-transactions in 2008 were: Ranking Firms 1 UNDISCLOSED 2 DEACONS 3 WILKINSON & GRIST 4 JSM 5 BAKER & MCKENZIE 6 SIT, FUNG, KWONG AND SHUM SOLICITORS 7 CLT PATENT & TRADEMARK (H.K.) LIMITED 8 CHINA.HK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY […]

Plagiarus Winner of 2007 is Guangzhou Company

This year the Guangzhou based company He Shan Jia Hui Vacuum Flask & Vessel Co., Ltd. has won the mock prize of the golden nosed dwarf: Plagiarus. I would almost say congrats. Jug „Sophie“Original: alfi GmbH, Wertheim, GermanyPlagiarism: He Shan Jia Hui Vacuum Flask & Vessel Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, P.R. China I am not sure […]