Smartphone Patent War 2012: Chinese Alliance vs International Brands

The battlefield of patents are more and more the place where competitors are vying for market share. China has become the world’s largest market for smart phones in the third quarter of 2011, according to Strategy Analytics. Some Chinese smartphone makers, including Lenovo, ZTE, TCL, Coolpad and Konka joined forces to protect themselves against the rising number of […]

How To Transform The Image of Chinese Brands? Hint … It’s Not Product Placements

Product Placements  Some movies have become a series of commercials with a story line. Thanks to the lucrative business of product placements. Transformers (变形金刚) 3 which opened in cinemas in China on July 21, 2011 shows an abundance of Chinese brands: Yili: Shuhua Milk Meters/bonwe: M-Tee Lenovo: Ideacentre A series TCL (The Creative Life): HDTV range […]

LG Electronics Brings Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Thomson TCL

Korea Newswire reports about LG Electronics who presented a lawsuit against Thomson TCL Electronics (TTE), the French-Chinese TV maker, and its Hong Kong based holding company TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings for the infringement of four of its patents. LG Electronics filed the lawsuit at the US District Court, Eastern District of Texas and demands an […]