Every year, around “ IP Week” (April 26) Chinese officials and organizations of various kinds publish their “top 10” list, typically of best cases, most important developments, or leading officials. Since it’s […]
Mark Cohen （柯恒）
Mark Allen Cohen （柯恒} is a Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Guest Professor at Renmin University, China. He has served as the Senior Counsel, China for the USPTO. Formerly, he was Director of International Intellectual Property Policy at Microsoft Corporation. Prior to that time he was Of Counsel to Jones Day's Beijing office. Before then, he served as Senior Intellectual Property Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and as Attorney-Advisor in the Office of International Relations at USPTO. In total, he has nearly 30 private, public sector, in house and academic experience on IPR issues in China. This is his private blog. This blog represents the opinions of the author(s) only, and should not be construed as the position of any employer, client, or other party, including (and especially) the US government.
As China becomes more of a stakeholder in the IP system, and no longer sees itself as a passive player, how will its perspective on the relationship between intellectual property and antitrust […]
A U.S. government position as Attorney-Advisor (Intellectual Property Rights) in Beijing, China opened on 08/17/2012 and will close on 09/04/2012. The job can be viewed on http://www.usajobs.gov/ job announcement number: ITA-FSHR-2012-0030 The […]
Fifth Draft of IP Abuse Guideline Rules of SAIC Completed: How Soon Can the Public Review and Comment?
According to a press release of the National IP Strategy office of today (Aug. 15, 2012), the fifth draft of the IP Abuse Guidelines of SAIC has now been completed, with significant […]
This is from Don Clarke’s Chinalaw listserve. P&G is seeking an IP lawyer in its Beijing office. There is no citizenship requirement, however the following are required: . 1. Science or engineering […]
SIPO has just made its proposed draft of revisions to the patent law (fourth amendment?) available on line. With these sets of amendments, China is now in various stages of revising all major IP […]
Law schools in North America will soon be back in session, and I thought it would be a useful to do a roundup of academic programs on Chinese IP, focusing on programs […]
The following are some English language reference materials for those who are closely following Chinese copyright developments, which can also be useful for those attending Fordham’s conference on July 25.
The recently released KPMG 2012 Global Technology Innovation Survey of 668 geographically distributed technology business executives suggests that technology innovation may shift from Silicon Valley to another destination, with the most likely […]
USPTO had released its report with links on patent enforcement in China. The reports summarize a series of roundtables and requests for information from a Federal Register notice. Others have previously blogged […]