Mondaq Asia Pacific: Intellectual Property
Spruson & Ferguson
CNIPA published draft amendments to the Guidelines for Patent Examination and requests public feedback and suggestions.
Spruson & Ferguson
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination trademarks since 2001, but their treatment is still confusing.
Dezan Shira & Associates
Well-known brands often don't need to register their trademarks, but China's laws follow a first-to-file system.
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Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of China, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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A new draft amendment of Patent Examination Guidelines was published on April 4, 2019. The solicitation of public opinions will end on May 5, 2019.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The Judicial Committee of the Supreme People's Court in China recently issued a new judicial interpretation regarding injunctions in IP disputes ...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Requesting that the legal representative of a company bear joint and several liability for infringement can be a powerful enforcement tool – but is available only in specific circumstances.
Mayer Brown
This article provides an overview of the recently proposed fourth amendment to the patent laws of China that will dramatically increase the effectiveness of enforcing patents in China ...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
On March 15, 2019, the National People's Congress adopted the Foreign Investment Law .
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M/s. Khushi Ram Behari Lal (hereinafter referred to as "the Petitioner") was established in the year 1978 as a partnership for carrying on the business of processing, marketing and exporting of rice.
Obhan & Associates
Over the years, a large number of patents have been granted for antibodies all over the world.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Copyright being a negative right, means the right of the author or owner to restrain others from copying his/ her original works. It is interesting to note that the author of a work
R. K. Dewan & Co
In the case of Radico Khaitan Ltd vs. M/s. Devans Modern Breweries Ltd., Radico Khaitan Ltd. ("Radico") filed a suit seeking permanent injunction against Devans Modern Breweries Ltd.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Dance is the most expressive of art forms as the performer participates with both, her mind and body with full swing and energy and yet manages to maintain the discipline that the dance form mandates.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Long long ago, someone artistically used "as different as Apples and Pears" while describing the difference between 2 things and the idiom has carried on since then.
R. K. Dewan & Co
This is the story of a legal ping pong from China, where the company Zhongshan City Wantian Electric Appliance Co., Ltd.
Khurana and Khurana
When we see the Indian laws there are no such legislations with regard to the same but this concept has been widely discussed around the world.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Did you have a tune in your head while singing the above lyrics? So you do remember this insanely bizarre song titled ‘Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' sung by PIKOTARO
Khurana and Khurana
The computer was born not out of a need to solve a serious number-crunching crisis.[1] By 1880, the U.S. population had risen so much that it took more than seven years to tabulate ...
Khurana and Khurana
This particular dispute brings the overlap between trademarks and Geographical Indications to the limelight.
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With an advancement of technology, smart contracts can be programmed to perform simple functions.
Khurana and Khurana
The Hon'ble Delhi High Court has recently held that there is no deceptive similarity between the marks "Officer's Choice" and "Fauji" and has rejected Allied Blenders and Distillers Pvt Ltd's trademark infringement suit for its mark ‘Officer's Choice' against the owner of another alcoholic beverage, ‘Fauji'.
LexOrbis
Innovation is a critical component in improving individual and institutional performance. Real innovation is not easy to come by.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Deciding a trademark is the most crucial step for any brand. As per the trademark law, a mark needs to have distinctive quality and should not be generic.
Vaish Associates Advocates
As per Section 2(f) of the Copyright Act, 1957, a "cinematograph film" means any work of visual recording produced through a process from which a moving image may be and includes a sound recording accompanying such visual recording and cinematograph" ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
As per International Trademark Association "Counterfeiting" is a practice of manufacturing, importing/exporting, distributing, selling or otherwise dealing in goods, often of inferior quality, under a trademark that is identical to ...
Davies Collison Cave
Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
Mayer Brown
Since 1997, a series of arrangements have been in place between Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China ("PRC") to ensure the smooth cross-border recognition and enforcement of judgements in the two jurisdictions.
Stacks Law Firm
Each situation is of course different, but this article might help to consider if your photograph could breach the law.
Davies Collison Cave
Since 2010 a series of decisions at the Patent Office and in the Courts has made life more difficult for applicants seeking protection for computer-implemented inventions in Australia.
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