Rouse: IP China Express 340

” IP in China, dusk or dawn?” Photo: Danny Friedmann In the 340th IP China Express Rouse, the international IP business selected the following news items: – Rubber products manufacturer Freudenberg victorious in a trademark conflict that has been going on since 2002. Finally the Trademark Appeal Board rejected the Chinese firm that wanted to […]

Rouse: IP China Express 340

” IP in China, dusk or dawn?“Photo: Danny Friedmann In the 340th IP China Express Rouse, the international IP business selected the following news items: – Rubber products manufacturer Freudenberg victorious in a trademark conflict that has been going on since 2002. Finally the Trademark Appeal Board rejected the Chinese firm that wanted to register […]

8th Asia-Pacific IP Forum in Hong Kong

Thursday 29 September, the eight Asia-Pacific IP Forum will be held at the Kowloon Shangri-La in Hong Kong. It is a fully packed day organised by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, free for in-house counsels. The following speakers will talk about the following subjects: Chew Kherk Ying, partner, Wong & Partners, Malaysia, Celeste Ang, partner, Baker & McKenzie,Wong […]

Tim Smith’s Guest Blog: Taobao Online Infringement Case

星期二 = Tuesday Photo Danny Friedmann Taobao.com, the popular Chinese e-commerce platform, has appealed against a verdict handed down by a Shanghai court in late March that it should pay compensation of RMB 10,000 (around GBP 950) for its failure to take sufficient steps to prevent a vendor selling counterfeit products on its platform. The […]

China civil litigation analysis

IP Komodo has been playing with the Rouse litigation analysis tool Ciela. Over 12,000 IP decisions from China have been put into a database and is available for searching, at no cost. It can be used to search by city, court, year and other variables. Most importantly you can use it to compare two cities […]

Rouse Roundtable: Copyright Today

Sharon Qiao, of Rouse, awarded for being a ‘Top Copyright Practitioner’ by the Beijing Copyright Office, together with Mr Xu Chao, Deputy Director of Copyright Division of NCAC, would like to invite you to attend a case study and roundtable discussion on ‘the frontier developments of copyright in the industrial area today’, with a particular […]

Beijing’s Silk Market

IP Komodo’s friend Tim Smith of Rouse was curious to know what was happening at the famous Beijing Silk Market. He asked his intern Dominic to take a look and here is what they found. Large public notices appear around the market issued by the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce, concerning counterfeit goods. The […]

June 25, Seminar: ‘Managing IPR As A Business Asset in Greater China’

IP Dragon is delighted to invite everyone interested in IPR in China to a seminar called ‘Managing IPR as a Business Asset in Greater China’ organised by EUBIP and China IPR-SME Helpdesk. (Take note: some speakers still need to confirm). I confirmed. When? Friday 25 June, 2010 Where? HK Convention & Exhibition Center What is […]

How To Acquire IP in China? Alan Adcock Gives The Steps

Alan Adcock, deputy director of Thai law firm Tilleke & Gibbins, has worked before for Lovells and Rouse & Co. International in both Shanghai and Hong Kong, wrote the article: ‘5 Essential Steps to Acquiring IP in China’. 1. Identifying the technology;2. Confirming ownership;3. Assuring non-infringement;4. Obtaining further assurances;5. Government approval. Read Mr Adock’s article […]

The Future of Innovation in China: “China Will Overtake Position Germany in 20 years” Or “Not in Our Life Time”

I just listened to the IP Think Tank Podcast of February 16, 2009 which is an initiative of Duncan Bucknell Company. Besides an interesting review of the WTO report on DS 362, the IP Think Tank Podcast has a lot to offer to any IPR enthusiast. At the end, Mr Nicholas Redfearn, Rouse country manager […]