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Shanghai IPR Court released Guidance on Trial of Trade Secrets Infringement Disputes

Recently, Shanghai IPR Court released Guidance on Trial of Trade Secrets Infringement Disputes (“the Guidance”), with an aim to further unify the ruling approach on those trade secrets infringement disputes.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-12-07 14:45:18 · 130 read News

Review Decision about Trademark No. 17546958“TOOLMALL.COM”for Rejection

Review Decision about Trademark No. 17546958“TOOLMALL.COM”for Rejection

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-30 11:15:49 · 159 read Cases

Total Number of Trademark Applications from January to October in 2017 Exceeded That of 2016

nformation collected and edited by CTPLO: Trademark application in China keeps rapid increase. From January to October in 2017, the total number of trademark applications has exceeded 4.413 million, 0.722 million larger than the figure of 2016 (3.691 million in total).

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-29 16:27:06 · 184 read News

Deeply Promoting Trademark Registration Facilitation, Well Creating Sound Brand Development Environment

On September 29, TECC (Shanghai) started to operation. Zhang Mao, Secretary of SAIC Party Committee and Minister of SAIC opened the Center. On the same date, SAIC jointly with Shanghai Government signed agreement to implement trademark and brand strategy cooperation. Zhang Mao, the minister, and Ying Yong, the mayor witnessed the signing ceremony and respectively delivered a speech. Liu Junchen, vice minister of SAIC, and Xu Kunlin, vice mayor of Shanghai Government signed the agreement.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-29 14:41:39 · 137 read News

The 2nd Zijin International Summit on IPR kicked off

Hosted by Jiangsu IP Office and Nanjing People’s Government, the 2nd Zijin International Summit on IPR was inaugurated on November 9 in Nanjing, with the theme on “IPR and Innovative Development”.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:45:15 · 141 read News

The 15th China Optical Valley International Forum on Intellectual Property Opens

On November 1, the 15th China Optical Valley International Forum on Intellectual Property and the 2nd Yangtze River Intellectual Property Forum were held in Wuhan East Lake Hich-tech Development Zone. The forum featured the theme of free trade zone construction and protection of intellectual property rights. Gan Shaoning, Deputy Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office, and Guo Shenglian, Vice Governor of Hubei Provincial People's Government attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:44:33 · 123 read News

SIPO and UKIPO Ink the 2018 Bilateral Workplan

Commissioner Shen Changyu hosted his British counterpart, Tim Moss, Chief Executive/Comptroller General of the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) at the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) in Beijing on November 10, updating the 2018 Bilateral Workplan between the two established partners.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:43:43 · 130 read News

China and Brazil Launch Pilot PPH

After a fruitful sharing of comments on more profound bilateral cooperation, SIPO Commissioner Shen Changyu reached a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and an agreement on a joint patent prosecution highway (PPH) with his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Pimentel, President of the Brazilian National Institution of Intellectual Property (INPI) in Beijing on November 13.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:40:12 · 139 read News

Chinese Innovations Showcase IP Strength

Through devoting great energy to implementing the innovation-driven development strategy, we have seen much accomplished toward making China a country of innovators, with major advances made in science and technology, including the successful launch of Tiangong-2 space laboratory,

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:39:11 · 126 read News

Draft law highlights safe trade, consumer rights

The latest draft law on e-commerce, submitted for second reading on Tuesday, further clarifies the liabilities of e-commerce operators and punishments for infringing intellectual property and consumer rights.

CTPLO · Published on 2017-11-22 10:38:12 · 119 read News