Guest Column: Eddie Tao’s Reflections on Working for Apple, Steve Jobs, Inspiration, Innovation and Intellectual Property

Eddie Tao: “Co-design is not how Apple likes to work.” Dear readers of IP Dragon, IP Dragon (aka Danny), a long time friend of mine asked me to consider writing some notes about the latest news about Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs. Danny and I met at Chinese school in Amsterdam, NL. While Danny worked his way […]

Must Read Monday: China Should Change Its Perspective From Engineer To Marketeer

From an engineer’s to a marketeer’s perspective, one bridge too far?Photo: Danny Friedmann Malcolm Moore wrote a great article for The Telegraph about China’s challenges to transform its industries from the world’s manufacturers to the world’s innovators, and how this good be a boon for some British companies. Read here. Mr Moore wrote about the […]

Hon Hai versus BYD: IPR Infringement or Malicious Attack by a Rival?

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. sued Build Your Dreams (BYD) at a People’s Court in Shenzhen for intellectual property infringement in technology needed for electrical cars. Hon Hai is Taiwan’s leading outsourced manufacturing company for Apple’s iPhone, HP, Sony and Nokia etc. BYD started with the production of batteries in 1995 and combined this with […]