Lessons From WikiLeaks About Apple’s Intellectual Property Enforcement in China

Mark Milan of CNN has read the Wikileaks cable from the U.S. Beijing embassy on Apple, read here, see original text here. WikiLeaks cored Apple in China The Wikileaks suggest that Apple, in regard to the enforcement of intellectual property in China dealt with the following challenges: It seems that Apple realised there was a […]

Just Sue Them! Nike Went After One End User For Ordering Chinese Counterfeit Trainers Via The Internet

Nike International Limited (Bermuda), Nike European Operations Netherlands BV and Nike UK Limited sued Mr E. Bateman for buying counterfeit trainers via the internet, in the England and Wales Patent County Court (served August 26, 2010 and heard October 11, 2010). “The goods had been shipped from unknown exporters in China and were to be […]

Silk Market Vendors of Counterfeit Goods Terrorise Law Firm

Remember the Silk Market Appeal Case/Landlord Case about which I blogged at the exact same date, but then in 2006? Read here. Well, a lot has happened in the mean time: The Beijing Silk Market (before known as Silk Street or Silk Alley) vendors of counterfeit Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Prada products, have […]

Of IP’s Most Important Figures of 2007 Who is Most Relevant to IP in China?

The magazine Managing Intellectual Property announced IP’s Most Important Figures of 2007. Of this group, who deserved this title because of its role regarding IP in China? Obviously this includes Ms Wu Yi (China’s vice-premier and IP-negotiator) and Mr Tian Lipu (commissioner of China’s State Intellectual Property Organisation), but also Mr Jack Chang (senior IP […]