I dimly recall talking about this case last year, I believe shortly after the iPad dispute was resolved. I’m too exhausted to poke around in the China Hearsay file room to find my previous post, but I assume I said something like “It’s too early to tell what’s going to happen, and we would need [...]
Why aren’t loyal Samsung mobile phone users up in arms about the recent patent dispute? Do we really need to bother asking that question?
Nothing to worry about for the moment if you’re a China manufacturer, but that could change in a hurry.
Another day, another China IP case for Apple to deal with. Don’t get too excited, though. This one doesn’t look too serious.
USAToday ran a very familiar China IP article today, but it’s worth a read anyway. Yeah, it’s the usual interview with a business owner that has been targeted by a Chinese infringer. The story is then backfilled with discussion of IP problems, along with a couple quotes from the usual suspects (Joe Simone has a [...]
Two of China’s largest home appliance makers went head-to-head over patents. No foreigners were involved, and the local courts resolved the case.
Looks like an open-and-shut case of design infringement. So why is Coca-Cola laying back on this one?
Apple now has patent protection in China for some of the distinct elements of its retail stores. Bye bye fake Apple stores, right? Well, maybe.
Starbucks has apparently hurt the feelings of the Chinese people. Well, maybe just one cranky guy in Hefei trying to get some attention.
Huawei once again ventures forth into a foreign court to protect its IP rights, but this time its opponent is a local competitor.
After patent licensing negotiations broke down, Ericsson said, like, ‘It’s on, bitch!” and ZTE, like they said, ‘Oh no, you di’n't!’
A recent U.S. intellectual property infringement case got on my radar for two reasons: first, the somewhat odd cast of players, and second, what the case says about globalization and the Internet when it comes to IP infringement. First, the facts as reported by the Associated Press: The federal government said Thursday that it has [...]
Every once in a while, a big intellectual property case comes along in China that makes the foreign investment community sit up and take notice. In order to receive a lot of attention, you need the following: The case is in a China People’s Court. Even better if a Chinese plaintiff sues in a foreign [...]