“Chinese Government Takes IP Dead Serious”

““The government is taking IP dead seriously,” says Danny Friedmann, an IP rights consultant in China and founder of the popular blog IP Dragon. “In fact their fate is connected to it.”“ Read Melissa Maleske’s InsideCounsel article ‘China aims to strengthen IP rights enforcement‘.

USTR in 2008 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance: Still Not Satisfied After All These Years

One of the priority issues in the 115 page 2008 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance, released by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in December is, unsurprisingly, the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in China. Below you will find a selection of the USTR report which shows where China has room […]

Controversial grading of Chinese WTO compliance to IPR protection

According to the Chinese Daily foreign companies give China after fours years decent marks for WTO compliance. But there are still complaints about “rampant violations of intellectual property rights”. The US Chamber of Commerce reported on this earlier. “The report said 70% of pirated goods seized at US borders in the first half of the […]