China’s Judiciary Publishes Its Views on Trade Secret Protection

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 important summary, compilation and reprinting of many key documents involving trade secret protection in China.  It was edited by SPC IPR Tribunal Chief Judge Kong Xiangjun 孔祥俊 with the support of several prominent judges including Lang Guimei 郎贵梅(SPC), Song Jian 宋健(Jiangsu High Court), Dai Lei  戴磊  (Shandong High Court), Gu Tao 顾韬 (Jiangsu High Court), and  Wu Xin 吴欣and Wang Chao 王潮 (Shanghai Number 2 Intermediate Court). Continue reading

Understanding China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property

On April 11th, Fordham Law School held its first China focused IP Conference, “Understanding China’s New Environment for Intellectual Property”.  The program covered a range of issues, from patenting trends, to challenges in design protection, and intellectual property protection challenges for cloud computing in China, with mixed panels of academics, practitioners, judges and government officials from both countries. Continue reading