IP Dragon Roar Podcast 2 “Spirit, Software, World of War Craft, Compulsory Licensing”

Here is IP Dragon Roar’s second podcast about “Spirit, Software, World-of-War Craft, Compulsory Licensing”.     First Jamon Yerger and Matthew Kowalak discuss the following blog posts:     Stir up people to innovate by slogan or by a change of culture Supreme People’s Court Took AMSC v. Sinovel Wind Group Case On Software Copyright Infringement Trend […]

Stir up people to innovate by slogan or by a change of culture

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you”… “Read slogans and you shall innovate.” The last sentence it not according to the Gospel of Matthew, but according to the Gospel of the Beijing Municipal government.     If you have been in […]

Why Wen’s Words Are Not For T-Shirts

“Reflect on your faults”

“Keep both feet on the ground”

“Look up at the starry sky” 

 

These slogans seem innocuous and hardly original, nor is it obvious that they are copyrighted or trademarked. However,  the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce is investigating whether Vancl 凡客 can no longer use these slogans, because they have been used by Wen Jiaobao, the premier of China.
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