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A round up of the latest Intellectual Property news.

China Achieves Remarkable Success in IPR Protection

China Achieves Remarkable Success in IPR Protection: China achieves 1.38 million patent applications for inventions in 2017, an increase of 14.2 per cent, the highest since 2010

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Enforcement of IP Rulings Gain High Priority

As a part of an amplified effort to ensure the integrity and the development of the rule of law, Chinese judges are giving high priority to the enforcement of monetary judgments and strict punishment for noncompliance. Jiang Ying, a Beijing Intellectual Property Court judge, stated that the great difficulty in implementing verdicts is permanently stopping […]

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China Leads the Charge in Blockchain Technology Patents

Blockchain technology has risen in popularity over the past five years as the technology behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. At its base level, it is an open ledger of information that can be used to record and track transactions, which is exchanged and verified on a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. This technology is a […]

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EU and China Commit to Tackle Online Counterfeiting

The European Union, the largest single economy in the world, and China held a conference on 2nd June in order to address the legal, operational and business solutions to tackle Intellectual Property infringements in e-commerce. As two of the world’s leading economies, the EU and China working together in the enforcement of protection for Intellectual […]

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Thailand: DEPA Fund to Help Startups Protecting Their Trademark

Thailand has announced establishing the intellectual property fund within the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) in order to help startups which are active on the digital market to protect their innovations and increase their competitiveness

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New Regulations on IP Under the Revised Penal Code in Vietnam

The revised Penal Code came in force on 1 January 2018 with a few amended regulations on IP issues.

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China and The United States Issued a Joint Statement on Economic and Trade Consultations

China and the United States issued a joint statement on Saturday (May 19) on economic and trade consultations, vowing not to launch a trade war against each other.

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Brand New IP Law to Come Into Force in Laos

A new Law on IP (No 38/NA), dated November 15, 2017 has been published on Laos official gazette, on May 25, 2018. This new law, replacing the previous law on Intellectual Property No. 01/NA of 2011 will come into force on June 9, 2018

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Blockchain Will Be Used to Protect Intellectual Property in China

Huang Qinghua, vice president of Xiamen Anne Corp, during copyright summit in Shenzhen, said blockchain technology is resistant to data modification after its registration, which can ensure the safety of the original work and provide an efficient and cost-effective way to protect Intellectual Property.

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International Forum on China Brand Development Was Held in Shanghai

During the first International Forum on China Brand Development, which was wrapped up in Shanghai on 10th of May, Government officials promised further measures to help Chinese companies grow their brands.

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