Mondaq Asia Pacific: Intellectual Property
Certain EU trade mark owners have until 24 September 2016 to take steps to clarify the scope of their protection.
Shelston IP
It is welcome to see a finding for design infringement under the 2003 Act, especially for designs that are not identical.
Swaab Attorneys
Individuals must use a combination of copyright, consumer law, trade mark and common law rights to protect their image.
Carroll & O'Dea
The increasing use of digitised transmission or data signals leaves the images and sounds without copyright protection.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Rencely, SIPO released a notice to strengthen handling the patent disputes mediation. Relevant department in charge of patent administration must conclude the patent disputes mediation within two months.
Article 12 of the Quality Standard for Pharmaceutical Commodities (Trial Implementation, 1984) states that pharmaceuticals should have registered trademarks.
What does well-known trade mark status mean? What's the difference between the protection offered by a well-known trade mark and a normal one?
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Two U.S. brands recently battled brand squatters in China with very different outcomes. Facebook won. Apple lost. Jason Wang and Amy Hsiao look behind these different results for strategic insights.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 29 September 2007, a PRC entity, Xintong Tiandi Technology (Beijing) Company Limited, filed a trademark application for the word "IPHONE" in class 18 with the PRC Trade Marks Office.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Two US brands recently battled brand squatters in China with very different outcomes. Facebook won. Apple lost. Are there any reasons for the different results?
Beijing East IP Law Firm
There is a popular saying in the online world in China: "The best way to read and understand the news is to read similar reports in tandem."
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Article 11 of the Patent Law intends to extend protection of process patent to the product directly obtained by the patented process, so as to remedy weak protection on process patent due to difficulty in obtaining evidence.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Article 27 applies, in adjudication of a patent dispute, a procedural remedy against obstruction of production of evidence in civil procedure.
How can trade secret misappropriation disputes be litigated in Chinese courts, despite the system's lack of US-style discovery tools?
Beijing East IP Law Firm
With reference to new protein inventions, applicants always define biological sequences by the combination of homology and function, so as to obtain a broader scope of protection.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Repetitive litigation, as a legal concept, relates to the principle of double jeopardy (non bis in idem).
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Article 11 of the Chinese Patent Law (2001) generally provides to what extent a patent can be protected under the Chinese law and, on the other hand, what actions are determined to infringe a patent right.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Many press media use "Freddie Mac" as acronym for "Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation," and Chinese media reports frequently refer to it as "FANG DI MEI in Chinese (Freddie Mac)."
Beijing East IP Law Firm
The evidence fails to prove QIAO DAN in Chinese has certainly referred to MICHAEL JORDAN and MAI KE•QIAO DAN in Chinese.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
A common question regarding English commercial signs, such as trademarks, personal names, or trade names, is how to protect their Chinese equivalent.
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The office of the Controller General of Patents, Copyrights and Trademark on 04.04.2016 issued a public notice abandoning nearly 200000 trademark applications which were due for processing at various stages.
Singh & Associates
The Indian Patent Office on April 1, 2016 denied Cipla (Applicant) limited a patent for its HIV drug comprising "ritonavir" and "darunavir" involving the patent application 1399/MUMNP/2010 entitled, "Antiretroviral Combination".
Clayton Utz
The Copyright Act does not protect digitally created streams of data images and live content, which is then broadcast.
TMT Law Practice
The Indian Patent Office on 19th February, 2016 released guidelines related to examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs).
Singh & Associates
The Office of the Comptroller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks on 22nd April, 2016 has finally released the Scheme for Facilitating Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP).
Singh & Associates
Ubiquity refers to the state or capacity of being everywhere, especially at the same time and also means omnipresence. In terms of trademark law ubiquity has been a myth till date.
InvnTree Intellectual Property Services Pvt. Ltd.
The Indian Patents Rules, 2003 has been amended by way of Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent patent infringement case Teva Api India Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. v. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp & Anr. FAO (OS) (COMM) 34/2016, the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court vide its order dated May 30, 2016.
TMT Law Practice
Intellectual Property (IP) gives the right to the owner/creator/innovator to commercially exploit their invention and stop others from using it without their permission.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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