Trade secrets as defined by the TRIPS Agreement is secret information that has commercial value and is the subject of reasonable steps to protect it (TRIPS Art. 39). Inadequate protection of technical […]
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative Program has an opening for a program officer for Environmental Law and Civil Society Programs. Please see below for the posting from the ABA ROLI.
The Great Britain China Centre has a full time opening for Deputy Director. Please see the below description from the site.
I was privileged to be invited to the celebration of Prof. Guo Shoukang’s 65th year of teaching law on Sunday September 15, 2013. Prof. Guo has had a remarkable career in Chinese […]
Attached are English and Chinese versions of a speech by USPTO Acting Director Teresa Rea that was first delivered at China Pharmaceutical University earlier this month. The speech underscores the challenges for innovative pharmaceutical companies in […]
Below is a list of books related to Innovation in China and beyond. The list was compiled by Denis Simon. Please feel free to note any other innovation books we may have […]
China signed its first FTA with a European country, Switzerland on July 6, 2013. The FTA is a significant advance in China’s trade diplomacy with the West since China’s FTA with New […]
An interesting recent series of discussions on Prof. Don Clarke’s China Law List regarding Chinese government liability for civil liability led me to reflect on several instances in conferences in China where I […]
Several prominent Chinese judges recently published a Chinese language book on “The Judicial Protection of Trade Secrets” (商业秘密司法保护实务) (China Legal Publishing House May 2012) (536 pp, 98 RMB). The book is an […]
SIPO released a 71-page report on the 2012 National IP Development Situation (2012年全国知识产权发展状况报告) on June 5, 2013, the fifth anniversary of SIPO’s adoption of the National IP Strategy Outline. Although this is […]