Days after announced trade truce, China’s government explains ‘social credit score’ consequences for IP infringers first floated three years ago. Penalties range from borrowing restrictions to air travel bans.
This year's event in Shanghai has now come to an end. It's been a great couple of days, including the IP Asia Elite Gala Dinner and Awards held last night
How Chinese courts will rule the patent world; Qualcomm's 5G licensing spree; don't jail trolls, says former supreme court judge; patent sales are on the up; plus a whole lot more from a wet, but spectacular, Shanghai Pudong
Previous FRAND-related rulings indicate judges in China could set a global rate, would adopt the hard-edged non-discrimination obligation and would consider the parties' negotiation behaviours when reaching their decisions
Shanghai Xuanpu appears to have risen from ashes of a state-backed semiconductor venture. Recent validity decisions mean its activities should be monitored by anyone implementing the TD-SCDMA standard in China
A pair of recent decisions from the Federal Court of Australia suggest that it may be about to become more difficult for drug patent owners to prevail in requests for interlocutory injunctions.
Johns Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin both had research collaborations come under the microscope for IP reasons last week.
Last week the DOJ charged Jinhua and UMC with stealing Micron trade secrets. China sees an effort to cut off its tech progress, US sees a pattern of disrespect for IP and Taiwan is caught in the crossfire.
Beijing-based panel maker that’s one of China’s fastest-growing patent filers is latest target of the deepening partnership between IV and the Texas-based NPE
Department of Commerce hits Fujian Jinhua with potentially crippling export ban amid its patent and trade secret battle with Micron. Unlike similar penalty against ZTE, this measure is clearly linked to IP theft accusations.
At IPBC Australasia in Melbourne, in-house leaders discuss patent reform, doing more with less, and using IP to attract investment.
When the measure becomes law, a new Intellectual Property Tribunal within the Supreme People’s Court in Beijing will hear appeals from civil and administrative patent cases from across the country.
Stake in mining giant would shore up China’s position in the battery tech supply chain. But top shareholder tells Chile’s highest court that the investment could result in loss of trade secrets.
With big ADR push behind it, office asks firms to weigh in on whether courts provide sufficient IP protection. Commissioner Naoko Munakata previewed the initiative in recent remarks at IPBC Japan.
On the face of it, the rise in annual filings by Chinese entities was the lowest since 1995 last year; but that may not be the full story. CNIPA points to a change in counting methodology, which only raises more questions.