The judicial examination of an affiliated trademark similar to a prior trademark owned by another person2013-01-05

An application for registration of an affiliated trademark involves a trademark whose applicant owns one or more identical or similar marks that have been previously registered or applied for in connection with the same or similar goods or services.

Latest publication of the report of “The economic contribution of copyright-based industries in China” (2007-2009)2012-12-25

Following the 2010 first publication of the Report of "The Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries in China (2004-2006),"

The IP battle between Qihoo and Tencent steps into a new stage2012-10-30

Once upon a time, Zhou Hongyi, CEO of Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd. (Qihoo) and Pony Ma, CEO of Tencent, Inc. (Tencent) were good friends and appreciated each other.

The influence on music industry from the Copyright Law revision2012-09-04

Name: Albert Chen and Luo Yanjie
Title: Lawyers at Shanghai DeBund Law Offices

The two new rules constitute the socalled “extension of management” of copyright collective management organization

The problem of legal protection for sporting events programs in China2012-06-01

In modern society, sporting events have long exceeded the conceptual category of simply being games, and have become commercial activities with large amounts of capital investments and huge sums of financial return

Administrative enforcement of copyright: how to determine injuries to public interest2012-05-10

Name: Yang Yong
Title: Director of Investigation and Inspection Division of Shanghai Municipal Cultural Law Enforcement Corps

There are difficulties for copyright law administrative enforcement in terms of the application of laws, regulations, and the practice of law enforcement

Protection of works of applied art in China2012-05-10

In China, the protection of works of applied art has been proved challenging for the Courts. Although such works are not the subject of specific protection, many will potentially fall within the scope of both the Copyright Law and the Patent Law.

Experts' Opinions2012-03-12

In China's judicial practice, the standard of “access plus substantial similarity” has always been adhered to.

The uncontrollable increase of copyright royalties2012-03-12

Two years ago, the video websites used to be the target for the right holders to combat piracy; while today they are all competing to show off their harvests of copyrighted contents

Determination of joint liability for trademark infringement in online trading2012-03-12

Name: LuoYushu
Title: Director of Investigation And Inspection Division of Shanghai Municipal Cultural Law Enforcement Corps

This Article will make an analysis on the basis of relevant cases.

The J-Innovation

Steve Jobs died the month that the latest Nobel Prize winners were announced. The coincidence lends itself to speculation about inevitability.

Volunteer team bails out busy court

Government supports unique intellectual property fund

IP service providers showcase products

Experts call for standardization of IP services