All Eyes on IP Protection at CIIE
With the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) on the horizon, how a slew of world-debut new products and technologies is becoming a pressing issue. Now with the clock at T minus three months, a host of arrangements have been made to accomplish the above goal.
Shanghai has decided to launch a special campaign on CIIE-related IP protection in the city from August 1 to November 10, according to an action plan2018-08-22Read more
Report: China Busiest in Mapping AI Patents
China has been the country with the most number of patents published in artificial intelligence (AI), slightly edging the United States and Japan (Note: the three countries combined for 74% of world's total), according to the "China's AI Development Report 2018" released by China Institute for Science and Technology Policy at Tsinghua University.
In 2017, the market value of China's AI Indust2018-07-25Read more
First Anniversary of Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on IPR Ceaselessly Deepened
Turn back the hands of time to exactly a year ago. “In this lovely season of early Summer when every living thing is full of energy”, on May 14, 2017, President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in the National Convention Centre, Beijing, comprehensively elaborated on the fruitful achievements of “Belt and Road&rdqu2018-05-31Read more
Chinese Customs Take Tough Measures Against IPR Infringement
Chinese customs took tough measures against intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement last year, official data showed Tuesday.
Customs authorities seized more than 19,000 shipments of goods suspected of IPR infringement in 2017, involving nearly 41 million individual items, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAC).
Over 98 percent of the goods were involved in trademark infringement. The v2018-04-25Read more
Amended Patent Law Draft to Be Submitted for NPC Deliberation in 2018
The State Council Legislation Plan for 2018 was released recently.
The Plan specified that, in order to act upon new development philosophy and construct a modern economy system, four drafts of laws including the amended Patent Law would be submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberation while 11 lower-hierarchy Regulations including the Patent Representation Regula2018-03-21Read more
Premier Li Keqiang: 'Punitive Damages to be Awarded' for Stronger IPR Protection
The 13th National People's Congress opened its first session on March 5 at the Great Hall of People in Beijing. Premier Li Keqiang delivered a government's work report on behalf of the State Council. As for the "proposal for the work of government" in 2018, Li noted that moving faster to make China a country of innovators. The latest global revolution in science and technology and industrial transfo2018-03-07Read more