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China replaces Germany as 3rd biggest country in patent filing: WIPO

  • Kangxin Partners PC
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  • China, Germany, Global
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  • March 20 2014

China has replaced Germany as the third biggest country in patent filing, according to the annual report released Thursday by the World Intellectual

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Design patent protection for Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) to become available in China on May 1, 2014

  • Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt LLP
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  • China
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  • March 25 2014

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) recently issued an order indicating that design patent protection for Graphical User

China’s new administrative measures allowing acceleration of patent examination for invention applicants

  • Wan Hui Da Intellectual Property Agency
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  • China
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  • August 24 2012

By the implementation of the new Administrative Measures for priority examination, Applicants in China can now request for an acceleration examination when filing a patent application

Pharmaceutical companies should be aware of the possibility that injunctions for patent infringement may be denied following Wuhan Jingyuan v Fujikasui, Huayang

  • Bird & Bird
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  • China
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  • January 31 2011

Foreign pharmaceutical companies enforcing their patent rights in China may have more to worry about following the Chinese Supreme Court Decision in Wuhan Jingyuan v Fujikasui, Huayang, in December 2009

China-Taiwan Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) to be discussed

  • Tsai Lee & Chen
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  • China, Taiwan
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  • February 11 2014

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) plans to seek further cooperation with the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) by having a

Designs: a global guide 2014

  • Peksung Intellectual Property Ltd
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  • China
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  • January 30 2014

Article 2(4) of the Patent Law defines a ‘design’ as the shape or pattern or a combination thereof, or the combination of colour with a shape or

CIPO Patent Prosecution Highway update

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, China
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  • October 4 2013

On September 1, 2013 the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China

Draft Provisions on Patent Mark Labeling obscure but practical

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • January 27 2012

The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) in China issued a circular seeking public feedback on the draft Provisions on Patent Mark Labeling (Draft Provisions), which, if issued, will replace the 2003 Provisions on the Methods for Marking of Patent Marks and Patent Numbers

Initial victory of a seven year battle for patent infringement

  • Lifang & Partners
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  • China
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  • January 2 2014

Rhodia, now part of the Solvay Group, is a French catalyst maker who found in 2006 that a Tianjin company produced and sold products infringing upon