Baby Tricycle Wars: Chinese Babygood Group Victorious Against US Mattel

In a China Daily article by Zhang Zhao, Babygood Group is complaining about the difficulties Chinese companies face when they try to enforce their intellectual property rights in the United States.  Wei Yaochang, manager of Goodbaby’s legal office was quoted saying:  “Infringement in the US may be enough to cause a company to go bankrupt.”  […]

Transitional Review Mechanism of China’s TRIPs Implementations Q&A Copyright Law

When China became the 143rd Member of the WTO on December 2001, it automatically entered into TRIPs, which is an integral part of the WTO Agreement. Upon accession to the WTO, China agreed (see Section 18 of the Protocol on the Accession of the People’s Republic of China WT/L/432) that the first eight years its […]