Mondaq Asia Pacific: Intellectual Property
People overlook trade marks, but they are an important and valuable asset.
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Discussion of Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents [2014] FCAFC 150.
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Analysis of Leica Geosystems Pty Ltd v Koudstaal.
Carroll & O'Dea
It is interesting to review how the Australian High Court dealt with the Australian Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011.
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The Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Infringement Dispute Cases stipulates, in Rule 6,:
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Only when all four elements of a feature meet the above conditions, the feature can be determined as an equivalent feature.
Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
In July 2014 The Supreme People’s Court issued a new draft "Interpretation on Several Issues about the Application of the Law to the Trial of Patent Infringement Disputes II" (hereafter referred to also as "2014 Draft Interpretation" or just "Draft") for public comment.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The term "Ambush Marketing" originally came from inappropriate sport advertisement in western countries.
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Dongguan Jiachang Toys Co.,Ltd. v. Zhaoqing New Leader Battery Industry Co.,Ltd. -Importance of Specification on Claims Interpretation (Administrative Judgment (2012) Xing Ti Zi No. 29 by the Supreme People's Court on December 20, 2012)
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China is often criticised for its lack of protection for intellectual property rights. At the same time, Chinese companies account for a significant portion of intellectual property applications worldwide
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Obvious drafting mistakes in the claims of a granted patent do not inevitably render the patent invalid.
King & Wood Mallesons
This article is an overview of the legislative history of China's Patent Law, and analyses these proposed amendments.
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The SIPO is proposing to amend relevant regulations in the Patent Examination Guideline to protect partial design/UI with design patent.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Claim interpretation is the key to determine the scope of protection of claims. The meaning of the claims can be determined based on internal and external evidence.
Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
Trademarks are the legal embodiment of brands. They are a company asset and important business vehicle in today's global market.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
These Provisions are promulgated based on regulations including the Chinese Trademark Law, the Chinese Administrative Procedure Law , and in combination of trial practices.
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In patent invalidation procedure, if the technical solution defined by a claim fails to be clearly described in the detailed description, the claim would be invalidated.
R K Dewan & Co
Many inventions, particularly those that relate to biological material include such material which is not available to the public.
Khurana and Khurana
On June 12th 2014, Elon Musk, CEO and Chief Product Architect of electric car company Tesla Motors announced that Tesla Motors will let other companies use its inventions
Very recently, Mr. Pran Kumar Sharma, father of the Indian comic book industry and creator of iconic character Chacha Chaudhary, passed away.
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Patent system is a contract between the inventor and authority whereby the inventor gets exclusive rights for a period of 20 years in return for disclosing full details of the invention.
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Compulsory licenses are generally defined as "authorizations permitting a third party to make, use, or sell a patented invention without the patent owner’s consent".
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Contract of Service can easily be termed as 'when one person has agreed to employ another person as an employee, and the other person has agreed to the terms of employment and of an employee.'
Recently the Indian Patent Office published the Indian Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2014 which have come effective from Friday, 28th of February, 2014.
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In today’s intellectual era, India has shown a considerable growth in its research and development.
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One of the boons of liberalized economy was closure of monopolistic market and development of a competitive regime globally which gave birth to antitrust jurisprudence.
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A patent is an exclusive right granted to the original inventor for a novel product or a novel process that provides, a unique way of doing something, or which discloses a new technical solution to a problem.
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In India the Copyright Act, 1957 grants protection to original expression and computer software is granted protection as a copyright unless it leads to a technical effect and is not a computer program per se.
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Fair dealing is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work.
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If you want to start your business off on the right foot, perform your due diligence on the brand name before you launch.
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