Beginning October 6, 2021, Berkeley Law begins a four-part series on IP enforcement in China. The highly successful four-part SEP series of Prof Hao Yuan continues on October 15 with a discussion of the role of antitrust in SEP licensing and litigation.
June 13 is the last day for submitting comments to China’s National People’s Congress on proposed revisions to China’s Copyright Law. In this blog, I discuss draft provisions in the Copyright Law […]
Addendum of April 18, 2020: Here is an English language unofficial translation of the Implementation Plan and the Guidelines for reference purposes. If you see any errors, please advise us by comments […]
Private investigation firms are important for many aspects of commercial life in China, particularly given the weaknesses in China’s evidence gathering system and the high thresholds that exist for criminal investigations. PI […]
USPTO recently released its 2014-2018 Strategic Plan (38 pp). Three specific goals are highlighted under USPTO’s efforts to “Work jointly with the administration to improve IP protection and enforcement in China.” These […]
Along with Prof. Zhen Lei of Penn State, I have previously blogged about the late autumn surge in patent filings in China, in 2012, as well as in prior years. This autumnal […]
It has been about one year since I last reported on the foreign IP diplomatic community in China – those individuals who are posted by their respective patent, trademark or copyright offices […]