Posts Tagged: China


World Intellectual Property Indicators 2014: Design Patent Highlights

In 2013, 647,300 industrial design registrations were filed – a 6.4% drop from 2012. The decline in global registrations stems primarily from the slow-down of Chinese manufacturing, which produced 12% fewer registrations than …
19 hours ago 0

Emerging Antitrust Regulation of Intellectual Property Licensing in Asia

Both Korea and China are major players on the global patent stage, and the leading companies of these countries file and obtain thousands of patents annually. But …
19 days ago 2

Is the patent system self correcting, or are we going too far?

Everybody has to be careful because you’re right if we undermine our patent system that is the only thing that allows America to remain strong competitively …
2 months ago 1

Volvo to begin American sales of Chinese-made S60 Inscription this summer

The first Chinese shipments of the S60 Inscription are not expected to be high in volume. Volvo expects to ship 1,500 units to the U.S. in 2015 and 5,000 …
2 months ago 0

The first ever CES Asia highlights growing consumer base in China

The first ever CES Asia took place between May 25th and 27th in Shanghai, China. The inaugural industry event showcased the many different technologies that will be …
3 months ago 0

The U.S. and China Launch High Risk Experiments in Innovation

While Chinese President Xi is cracking down on political dissidents and solidifying his power over the army, the country has begun a huge push for innovation. While …
4 months ago 19

Chinese support of indigenous innovation is problematic for foreign IP owners

The definition of indigenous innovation is “enhancing original innovation through co-innovation and re-innovation based on the assimilation of imported technologies.” Those familiar with China’s joint venture …
5 months ago 0

Alibaba: One of China’s Greatest Innovators

Alibaba is a highly valuable organization doing business in a market that could be described as a combination of the markets addressed by eBay, Amazon, PayPal, and …
5 months ago 1

Chinese Joint Venture Rules and Respect for IP Cause Concerns

These rules of the game for operating within the Chinese market are especially troubling given the lack of respect paid to American patent rights by Chinese firms. …
5 months ago 0

An International Economy Means I Need An International Patent, Right?

Before selling your product outside the United States, you need to take into account the vastly different cultural and market preferences outside the country. As anyone who …
9 months ago 0

The Real China: A Lack of Privacy, Censorship & Infringement

Near the end of her presentation Bartow asked a particularly enlightening question. If China can crackdown so thoroughly on its citizens why couldn't they crackdown on intellectual …
11 months ago 0

USPTO and the State Intellectual Property Office of China Launch Direct Electronic Priority Document Exchange

The new service will allow the USPTO and the SIPO, with appropriate permissions, to obtain electronic copies of priority documents filed with the other office from its …
11 months ago 1