Region: China

ZTE sues Oppo in China as licensing push gains momentum

The patentee is targeting several other Chinese companies in domestic courts

25 November 2022

Design patent enforcers must mind procedural requirements for injunctive relief

Enforcing IP rights against China-based online counterfeiters has always been like ‘whack-a-mole’ and now the Federal Circuit has introduced a new hole into the game

24 November 2022

Chinese patent activity continues to boom but change looks inevitable

China leapfrogged the US in 2021 to become the jurisdiction with largest number of patents in force

22 November 2022

China’s trade secret landscape in 2022

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q4: Trade secret strategy playbook

16 November 2022

Global tracker: trade secret law

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q4: Trade secret strategy playbook

16 November 2022

Auto SEP owners could see licensing fees shrink in China if new guidelines are enforced

Document which seeks to change rules to ‘license to all’ approach arms implementors with potential bargaining chip

11 November 2022

KPN scores in US suit against Ericsson but some issues remain

The relatively small Dutch telco has enjoyed significant success in an assertion campaign it began in 2021, but there are still cases to resolve

03 November 2022

Legal considerations for international licensors and licensees conducting business in China

Foreign licensors and licensees need to be aware of the key consequences of doing business in China. Taking proper account of these will also help them weigh up whether to follow through with litigation or to go down the route of arbitration in the event of a dispute.

02 November 2022

From high-value patents to high-value transnational patent portfolios

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2023

The requirements of Chinese enterprises for patent applications have developed from an initial quantitative requirement regarding the quality of patents to the value of the patents, and further to the need for high-value patent portfolios that are transnational.

02 November 2022

IP enforcement through China Customs

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2023

Customs has taken special action in recent years to strengthen the protection of IP rights, focusing on targeted protection in certain industries, transportation channels and circulation links.

02 November 2022

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