Director Kappos wrote about the efforts undertaken by the USPTO in cooperation with China on its trademark issues. You can read the post here.
American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and Section of International Law have issued draft comments on the Draft Regulatory Measures on National Standards Involving Patents.
by Joe Simone
The National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a draft revision of the PRC’s Trademark Law for public comment in December, setting a deadline of January 31, 2013, for the receipt of comments. The NPC’s Standing Committee is expected to pursue two or three readings of the draft before enacting it, perhaps as early as mid-2013. The NPC is unlikely to provide further drafts for public comment. Continue reading