Posts Tagged ‘intellectual property right’

Taiwanese Display Maker Sues Nokia For Touch Screen Patent Infringement

Taiwanese display screen manufacturer TPK has sued Nokia in Xiamen, Fujian, for infringement of its patent related to capacitive touch screen technology, and asked for a compensation of CNY26.9 million. According to TPK, the patent will help produce thinner touch screens. Apart from the compensation, the company also required Nokia to stop production and sales […]


Chinese Companies Form Video Content Group

Chinese Internet video providers Sohu video, Tencent video, and Iqiyi.com have together established an organization named Video Content Cooperation to implement deeper cooperation in resource sharing, platform development, copyright protection and broadcasting sector growth. The three parties will jointly purchase quality video copyright content in China and abroad. Meanwhile, they will share their existing movie […]


China’s ZTE Signs Wireless Patent Settlement Agreement With Ericsson

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation has signed an official settlement agreement with Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson in which the two parties have reportedly withdrawn all patent infringement lawsuits against each other. According to the agreement, the two companies dropped all ongoing and pending patent infringement litigation against each other in Germany, the United Kingdom, […]


Taobao.com, Coach Form Internet Alliance Against Chinese Fakes

Coach, a leading American designer and maker of luxury lifestyle handbags and accessories, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taobao.com, the Chinese Internet shopping subsidiary of Alibaba Group, to prevent the sale of fake Coach products on this Chinese website. This is reportedly the first time for Coach to cooperate in this manner with […]


U.S. Elicits Open Technology Policies From China During JCCT

In meetings concluded last week in the central Chinese city of Chengdu, the United States and China agreed on a number of initiatives that may provide more fairness and transparency to foreign businesses operating in China. U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, together with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, co-chaired […]


Chinese Internet Company Plans Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Tencent

Chinese application service provider UC will sue Tencent, the Chinese Internet giant, for alleged unfair competitive practices. Chinese online media report that Yu Yongfu, chief executive officer of UC, said that if UC wins the lawsuit, it will require a face-losing apology directly from Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent. At the same time, […]


Dangdang.com Will Halt Search Engine Advertising With Baidu.com

Li Guoqing, joint president of the Chinese Internet shopping website Dangdang.com, has announced that the company will stop putting advertisements on search engine Baidu.com from April 2011 due to the recent accusation that Baidu.com is involved in literature and music piracy. Over 50 Chinese writers and publishers claimed around March 15, the World Consumer Rights […]


Microsoft China Sues Ten Dealers For Pirated Software Installations

Microsoft China has announced that it has sued ten Chinese computer dealers for pre-installation of pirated Microsoft software on sold PCs. The ten dealers are Beijing Yuntong Shidai Technology Trade Company; Beijing Yuchen Shimei Technology Company; Beijing Sinetec Technology Company; Shanghai Summit Technology Company; Nanjing Bibang Network Technology Development Company; Nanjing Herun Technology Company; Guangzhou […]


SIPO Takes Special Measures For World Expo Intellectual Property Protection

Gan Shaoning, deputy director of the State Intellectual Property Office of China, has disclosed to local media that SIPO will provide two methods for intellectual property protection of the World Expo 2010.
According to Gan, the first relief channel is judiciary relief, that is, to protect the intellectual property rights of the World Expo through civil […]


Intellectual Property Rights Get Boost In China

China’s National Office Against Pornography and Illegal Publication, the General Administration of Press and Publication, the National Copyright Administration of China and China Central Television have jointly initiated the 2010 Green Bookmark intellectual property rights initiative in Beijing.
It is reported that the initiative will be carried out from April 12 to April 30, 2010, when […]