Does Changsha Windows of the World Infringe Angry Birds’ IPRs

The online game Angry Bird is a hit but as China Hearsay’s Stan Abram notices not only online. He is asking whether the software developer of Angry Birds, Rovio, should not become well, angry when its IPRs are being infringed in China (most probably also at the Windows of the World Park in Changsha, Hunan […]

China’s Exports Moved Up the Value Ladder, EIU Report Underlines Dragons at the Door Thesis

Exports no longer only from coastal provincesPhoto:  Danny Friedmann ‘Heavy duty, China’s next wave of exports‘, is a insightful concise report (17 pages) from the Economist Intelligence Unit. It sheds light how the Chinese equipment manufacturing industry is climbing the value ladder. The first waves of exports were dominated by textiles and electronics and took […]

Yao Ming Wants To Reign Supreme Over Yao Ming Era

Photo Danny FriedmannStory for the Sunday (星期日)  Xinhua reported that Yao Ming, the tallest basketballer in the NBA, who has a contract with Reebok to wear their products, sued Wuhan Yunhe Dashayu Sportswear Co., Ltd for allegedly printing in Yao Ming’s handwriting 姚明 一代 (Yao Ming Yi Dai) which means Yao Ming era or Yao […]

Say My Name Say My Name …No Domain Name For Individuals In China

January 30th, 2010, Verna Yu wrote an interesting article for the South China Morning Post: ‘Upset Net Users Show Their Discontent On Censor’s Website’. Ms Yu wrote that the website of the government’s internet censor in Hunan was attacked by hackers, that were, allegedly unhappy applicants for website approval. The article explains that in China […]