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  • Rare high penalty given in Babyzen counterfeit case in China

    December 14, 2017

    A recent rare heavy penalty and sentence for infringement of Babyzen’s strollers suggests a higher penalty trend in China. A new amendment to its Anti-unfair Competition Law comes into effect next month, which has increased the maximum statutory compensation available

  • Business of IP Asia Forum 2017: Innovation a key theme across the region

    December 07, 2017

    Leading IP practitioners, businesses and organisations gathered to discuss the latest innovation trends at the Business of IP Asia Forum in Hong Kong, from regional IP cooperation to the latest developments in the Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Women in IP Interview: Min Gao, senior IP counsel, adidas China

    December 06, 2017

    Managing IP speaks to Min Gao, winner of the Managing IP In-house Award at the 2017 Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards, for our latest Women in IP interview series

  • Beijing IP court launches WeChat e-litigation and mediation service

    November 28, 2017

    Chinese courts are making use of technology to improve efficiency

  • IP trends to watch in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

    November 14, 2017

    China’s ambitious initiative will likely lead to it being a hub for securing IP protection for businesses investing in Belt and Road Initiative projects. It will also affect enforcement strategies, with IP disputes expected to increase along the BRI route

  • Hangzhou internet court off to a busy start

    October 31, 2017

    The Hangzhou Internet Court has been operational for two months. As e-commerce popularity explodes in China, jurisdictional cyber courts could help to take load off local courts

  • Women in IP interview: Gabriela Kennedy

    September 05, 2017

    For the Women in IP network, Mayer Brown JSM’s Gabriela Kennedy speaks to Alice O’Donkor about the growth of e-commerce, IP litigation and enforcement in China

  • New Balance scores win in Chinese trade mark infringement case

    August 31, 2017

    New Balance has won in a trade mark infringement dispute in a first instance decision from the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court. The court ordered the defendants to pay damages and legal costs of Rmb10 million ($1.5 million) in a case involving the use of the shoemaker’s slanting logo

  • Trump pushes investigation into China IP: what’s next?

    August 21, 2017

    President Trump has authorised an inquiry into China’s alleged theft of the intellectual property of US companies. While some believe this to be Trump’s way of forcing China to increase pressure against North Korea to stop developing nuclear weapons, others think Trump’s concern about how "IP theft" is affecting US businesses is genuine

  • Under Armour wins trade mark case in China

    August 10, 2017

    The People’s Higher Court of Fujian Province has granted Under Armour a preliminary injunction, a rarity in trade mark cases before the Chinese courts, in its dispute with Uncle Martian

  • Protecting images, shapes and colours as trade marks in Asia

    July 25, 2017

    From the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel to the Nokia ringtone and the stripes of 7-Eleven convenience stores, Karry Lai explains why non-traditional trade mark innovation in Asia is more than meets the eye

  • Interview: BASCAP's Bill Dobson on China's e-commerce law

    June 16, 2017

    Bill Dobson, Director of BASCAP, tells Shaun Tan why China’s e-commerce law needs to keep pace with technology

  • IP in Asia Forum 2017 - reports from Washington DC and Palo Alto

    June 14, 2017

    Managing IP's annual IP in Asia Forums, focusing on developments in China, Japan and Korea, were held in Washington DC and Palo Alto on June 6 and 8

  • China's victims of IP infringement

    June 14, 2017

    China is viewed by many IP rights owners as the source of counterfeits. But, as Shaun Tan reports, Chinese companies are also victims of IP infringement

  • Global Anti-Counterfeiting Award winners 2017

    June 08, 2017

    Awards co-sponsored by the GACG Network and Managing IP were presented at a World Anti-Counterfeiting Day ceremony in Paris, Kingsley Egbuonu reports

  • Intermediary liability in China

    May 24, 2017

    Christian Peugeot, President of Unifab and marketing director of PSA, talks to Shaun Tan about China’s draft e-commerce law

  • Tips for avoiding horror stories in China

    May 23, 2017

    Dan Plane of Simone Intellectual Property Services Asia yesterday gave INTA Annual Meeting attendees the latest advice on protecting brands in China, during the “A Passage out of China – Is It Any Easier?” session.

  • The Top 250 Women in IP (2017)

    May 23, 2017

    Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice

  • Become a brand steward

    May 22, 2017

    Trademark practitioners should take bold steps to become stewards of the brands they advise because consumers, brands and communication channels have evolved, INTA President Joseph Ferretti said at the opening ceremony of the 139th INTA Annual Meeting

  • Survey: What in-house counsel want

    May 20, 2017

    Reputation, expertise and costs are the top three considerations for in-house counsel hiring outside advisers, according to IP STARS research. Kingsley Egbuonu reports

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