Sword Is Going After The Counterfeit Source

“The Way of the Sword is from the beginning difficult to learn. Like a Dragon or Rainbow it is subtle and mysterious. Should it be used like a hacking Sabre,  the immortal Zhang Sanfeng die of laughter.“ Photo: Danny Friedmann Remember the campaign that started in November 2010 and will end until the end of […]

Negotiating With IP Infringers in China As A Last Resort

Mr Mark A. Lieberstein and Stephen W. Feingold (both working for Day Pitney LLP) were interviewed by Mr Albert W. Driver, editor of the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. The interview, which has the title ‘Keys to Enforceing Intellectual Property Rights in China’ includes an interesting quote from Mr Lieberstein: “While not the preferred approach for enforcing […]

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 […]

TRIPs Council: China Advocates Disclosure Requirement, is Against Making Enforcement A Permanent Agenda Issue

Bridges of ICTSD gives excellent weekly trade news digests about TRIPs etc. “At the 13 February meeting of the TRIPs Council, the group of developing countries — Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, India, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Tanzania, Ecuador and South Africa — that have tabled a draft article on disclosure (that requires patent applications to include […]