IPR Jurisdiction: Third Civil Division of Haining Municipal People’s Court Specialises in Copyright and Trademark Disputes

Haining Municipal People’s Court in Zhejiang Province set up the Third Civil Division, specializing the trial of civil cases concerning copyright disputes, trademark disputes and other related types of intellectual property rights disputes. Read the article here. First instance IP appeal cases of TRAB and PRB will be heard by the IP Tribunal of the […]

Indian High Court Claims Jurisdiction Against Chinese Cybersquatter of ICICIGROUP.COM

Malathi Nayak of Livemint has a very interesting article about who has the jurisdiction over Chinese entities if they infringe intellectual property rights via the internet. In this case a Chinese entity had registered the domain name icicigroup.com which is similar to icicibank.com. First the icicibank tried to get control over the domain name by […]

Deadline Submissions for Special Provincial Review of IPR in China Approaches

February 26, before 5 pm is the deadline for public comments concerning the locations and issues that should be the focus of a special provincial review of IPR in China. April 28, 2006 the USTR released its annual Special 301 Report and announced to conduct a special provincial review. “The goal of this review is […]