Hausse of Chinese Companies Protecting Their Inventions Overseas

+ 33.4%Some international patent filings statistics from Geneva. The amount of international patent filings of Chinese companies and educational institutions grew with a stunning 33,4 percent in 2011 to 16,406. This means that more and more Chinese companies and educational institutions value overseas patents to protect their inventions. The U.S. still leads the applications with 26.7 […]

China Announces Own HD DVD Standard: CH-DVD

The Optical Memory National Engineering Research Center (OMNERC), a laboratory dedicated to optical disc research at Tsinghua University, announced yesterday the CH-DVD (China High Definition DVD). This standard is based on HD-DVD (high definition DVD) and is a big blow to the competitor standard Blue-Ray. “The realization of CH-DVD was supported by the Chinese government, […]

Patent Examiner SIPO Blogs

I got an email from Cliff Zhao, Patent Examiner of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)who is also a translator. Mr Zhao set up a Chinese/English blog called Intellectual Property in China 知识产权与中国发展 about intellectual property policy in China. Recently Mr Zhao wrote an article about Intellectual Property Education – In the Law School and […]