Madrid, A Bit Chilly For China’s International Trademark Filings

China’s international trademark filings under World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s Madrid System for the Registration of Marks decreased from 1,585 in 2008 to 1,358 in 2009 (-14.3 percent). China is still the most designated country, with 14.766 in 2009, which was a drop of 17.2 percent from 17,829 in 2008. According to the State Administration […]

First Issue The WIPO Journal Includes Articles About IPR in China

The first issue of the brand new ‘WIPO Journal: Analysis and Debate about Intellectual Property Issues‘ has just been published. I have not read the issue yet, but I am sure Professor Peter K. Yu, the general editor of the magazine includes China in his article. So do Handong Wu and Peter Drahos. And probably […]