Bloomberg argued last week that China competitor Dazhihui has knocked off its terminal design. Not at all your typical IP infringement suit.
Email address mining and spamming. Nasty business practice, but does it violate China law?
BMW figured it was a good idea to use an image of China’s Long March rocket in a recent advertisement. Now it’s being sued for IP infringement. This story is complicated, but worth the effort.
Looks like an open-and-shut case of design infringement. So why is Coca-Cola laying back on this one?
This is my submission for the Bill Safire esoterica contest. If you’re a closet diction freak or a very bored IP lawyer, read on.
Mac fetishists have encroached upon the sacred territory that is China intellectual property law discourse. I sense a rant coming on.
Who buys counterfeit perfume, and what are their expectations? Inquiring bloggers want to know.
The new draft regulations, a knee-jerk response to the recent Tencent-Qihoo fight, run the gamut from defamation to data privacy to unfair competition. If MIIT wanted to muddy the IT legal waters and invite an agency turf battle, this is perfect legislation.
If you are new to the subject of online fraud, social media in China is a great place to start. The flim-flammery is breathtaking to behold.
Who: Letao vs. Google. Where: a Beijing court. What: litigation using an unfair competition theory, involving Internet keywords and China’s advertising law. Excellent.
Happy Yuan Xiao Jie to everyone. I’m sitting here eating Yuan Xiao, listening to the last of the fireworks, and of course thinking about China intellectual property law. Doesn’t everyone? Paul Midler has a great post up on a couple possible cases of China trademark infringement. He correctly calls the first as a fairly solid…