China Update 20 August 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年8月20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.


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

UK: Increase in the number of copyright offenders prosecuted, IP Crime report says /英国: 根据知识产权犯罪统计报告,版权侵权被追究刑事责任的人数上升 ( (IPKat)

District Court S D New York: Louboutin blue over red sole decision favouring YSL – preliminary injunction denied: Christian Louboutin S.A. v. Yves Saint Laurent America, Inc. / 纽约州南联邦地方法庭对Christian Louboutin公司诉YS L 公司一案作出判决,判决支持YSL公司,驳回临时禁令  (Counterfeit Chic) (LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION) (Copyright Litigation Blog) (Steve van Dulken’s blog on patents and IP)

Bratz trade secret litigation – District Court C D California orders Mattel to pay MGA Entertainment $309 million /哥伦比亚地方法庭对Bratz商业秘密侵权案作出判决,要求MGA娱乐公司支付3亿零9百万美元的赔偿 (Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer’s Mind) (Trade Secrets Blog)

Nexavar (Sorafenib) – India: A small step for Natco, a giant leap for generic drugs: India’s first compulsory licensing application filed / Natco让出一小步,仿制药行业迈出一大步——印度首个强制许可生效 (Spicy IP) (Patent Circle)

Glivec (Imatinib) – India: Final hearing in Novartis’ Glivec case begins in Supreme Court /印度最高法院对诺华制药公司的格列卫一案进行终审 (GenericsWeb) (Spicy IP) (SiNApSE)

Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction suspended for all EU countries except Germany in patent battle between Apple and Samsung /苹果与三星的专利战:针对三星Glaxy Tab 10.1平板电脑的的禁令在欧洲全面暂停执行(德国除外) (FOSS Patents) (ArsTechnica) (Patentology) (Class 99)

Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion /Google欲以125亿美元收购摩托罗拉 (Spicy IP) (ArsTechnica) (Patently-O) (Patentology) (Patentology) (Tangible IP) (FOSS Patents)

General / 综合

Ernst & Young Report: The benefits of software IPR protection in China/安永:软件知识产权保护对中国 有何益处?(IP Dragon)

IPR chapters in FTAs Costa Rica – China and Peru-Korea /两个自由贸易协定中的知识产权保护规定 (IP tango)

Patents / 专利

One out of three seeds in China infringes patents /三分之一的种子公司涉嫌专利侵权 (IP Dragon)

Baby Tricycle Wars: Chinese babygood group victorious against US Mattel: Babygood Group v. Mattel 婴儿三轮车之战:好孩子集团与美国美泰玩具公司的侵权纠纷 (IP Dragon)

Patent war goes on –  HTC files cases against Apple to ITC/反击Apple HTC向美国ITC提出专利侵权诉讼 (

Trademarks / 商标

Synchronicity in trademark applications in China: from a first-to-file to a first-to-use to a divination system /商标申请的同时问题:在先申请还是在先使用?(IP Dragon)

Apple and IKEA in China: is it just a matter of accepting the loss?/苹果和宜家在中国:问题只在于接受损失吗? (IPKat)

22 more “fake” Apple Stores found in China; how many more are there? /在中国有多少仿冒的苹果专卖店?(ArsTechnica)

From phones to tablets. Moving up the counterfeit value chain /从手机到药品,沿着仿冒的利益链条而上 (China Hearsay)

Fry your brain with HiPhone5, wait … Before you do how to spot a fake iPhone5 site?/面对Hiphone 5绞尽脑汁,你知道如何辨认仿冒的Iphone5吗? (IP Dragon)

Long Island Professor: ‘Chinese counterfeiters cannot replicate services’ Yes, they can /长岛教授:中国仿冒制造者不能 复制服务,但是——他们做到了 (IP Dragon)

China IP, fakes and innovation. Is it really this bad? Will it really never get any better? /中国:知识产权、仿冒、创新,果然糟糕之极吗?好转的可能?(China Law Blog)

Copyright / 著作权

CNTV (CCTV) sues China Telecom for copyright infringement /央视起诉中国电信侵犯版权 (IP Dragon)

YouTube and US music/audio publishers achieve reconciliation agreement / YouTube和美国音乐出版商就视频侵权达成和解(

Magifier, Google’s music blog is online, but downloading is not allowed due to copyright issues / 谷歌音乐博客Magifier上线 因版权问题尚不能下载 (TechWeb) says funds from IPO will be used in copyright purchase and collaboration / 土豆网IPO资金用于版权及合作 未来谋求独立发展 (DoNews)

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