China Update 7 May 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年5月7日来自IP Think Tank

Here is Think IP Strategy’s weekly selection of China-focused intellectual property news as well as some of the biggest news from around the globe breaking in the blogosphere and internet.

以下是Think IP Strategy发布的每周中国知识产权动态以及本周国际上发生的重要的知识产权新闻。这些新闻来源于新闻网站和专业人士的博客圈。

Please join the discussion by adding your comments on any of these stories, and please do let us know if you think we’ve missed something important, or if there is a source you think should be monitored.

请参加我们的讨论,发表您的评论。如果您认为我们遗漏了其他的重要信息,或者您认为有其他的重要资源应当注意,请联系我们。

Highlights from around the globe/ 本周国际上的知识产权新闻:

USPTO budget reductions halt fee-based prioritized examination (Track I) and other programs / 美国专利和商标局裁减预算,致使基于费用的优先审查和其他相关程序暂停(Patent Law Center) (Patent Docs) (IP Directions) (Inovia) (Maier & Maier) (Inventive Step)

Provigil (Modafinil) – EU announces anti-trust probe into a Cephalon – Teva deal concerning generic Provigil / 欧盟宣布对瑟法隆公司与梯瓦公司之间关于药品“莫达非尼”的交易进行反垄断调查 (The IP Factor) (GenericsWeb)

Court of Appeals for District of Columbia lifts injunction on federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research: Sherley et al v Kathleen Sebelius et al / 哥伦比亚地区上诉法院解除关于对胚胎干细胞研究联合提供资金的禁令 (Patent Baristas) (Ars Technica) (SCOTUSblog)

India: PM instructs negotiators – no TRIPS plus IP obligation in EU FTA / 印度总理发表意见,认为印度不应当承担除《与贸易有关的知识产权协定》之外的其他义务 (Generic Pharmaceuticals and IP)

Wikileaks cables show massive U.S. effort to establish Canadian DMCA / 维基解密显示美国向加拿大施压,要求加拿大制定类似的《数字千年版权法案 》(Michael Geist) (ArsTechnica) (Michael Geist) (Michael Geist)

Wikileaks on New Zealand copyright: US funds IP enforcement, offers to draft legislation / 维基解密档案显示,美国在新西兰出资实施知识产权保护并资助立法(Michael Geist) (ArsTechnica)

Long-running TiVo patent battle settled for $500 million: TiVo v. EchoStar / TiVo公司与EchoStar公司之间漫长的专利诉讼,以5亿美元的赔偿和解协议结束 (ArsTechnica) (Innovationpartners) (IAM)

Texas court adopts early summary judgment hearing on damages to streamline patent litigation: Adjustacam v. Amazon, et al. / 德克萨斯州法庭在Adjustacam诉Amazon公司一案中,采用即时判决以提高专利诉讼的效率 (IP Spotlight) (Docket Report) (EDTexweblog.com)

General / 综合

Forgive them for they know not what they do. Now do they? – counterfeit souvenirs relating to Pope John Paul II / 教皇保罗二世的肖像曾被大量用于仿冒的纪念品 (IP Dragon)

Patents / 专利

Shake or crush your hand: Huawei versus ZTE versus Huawei / 华为与中兴通讯:握手言和,还是开战? (IP Dragon) (China Hearsay)

ITC: Apple didn’t infringe patents of Elan / ITC法官宣判苹果未侵台湾触摸屏制造商专利 (Xinmin News)

Reportedly PRX intends to purchase patents from Nortel Networks on behalf of Sony and Cisco / 传专利收购公司RPX代表索尼思科竞购北电专利 (Tecent News)

Patent battles go on among tele communication industry / 通信行业:专利之战 一场无声的战争 (Sohu News)

Trademarks / 商标

Mainland China and Taiwan cooperate on trademark registration / 两岸知识产权合作 受理专利商标申请已逾3万 (163 News)

Copyright / 著作权

Media piracy in Emerging Economy Report: Omnipresent China conspicuously absent / 新兴市场经济中的媒体盗版侵权现象 (IP Dragon)

After 44 years Chinese lovers of literature can legally buy ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ / 中国读者终于可以买到正版的《百年孤独》 (IP Dragon)

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