China Update 27 August 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年8月27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 issues 8,000,000th patent /迄今为止,美国专利局已经批准800万件专利 (Maier & Maier) (The Patent Librarian’s Notebook) (IP Spotlight) (Patently-O) (Patents Post Grant Blog)

2nd Circuit: First sale doctrine does not apply to foreign-made works – Importer is copyright infringer: John Wiley & Sons Inc. v. Kirtsaeng /美国二审法庭在John Wiley公司诉Kirsaeng一案中,认为“首次销售原则”不适用于进口人销售的情况 (Copyright Litigation Blog) (IP Spotlight) (EFF) (IPKat) (IPKat)

Viagra (Sildenafil) – US: Pfizer’s patent on Viagra upheld by the EDVA: Pfizer v Teva /辉瑞公司诉Teva公司一案中,联邦法院支持辉瑞对伟哥的专利权 (Rocket Docket IP Blog) (Patent Docs) (The IP Factor)

Actos (Pioglitazone) – Brazil: STJ rules against extension of patent related to Actos / 巴西高等法院判决否定爱妥糖的专利展期 (IP tango)

District Court The Hague orders formally Europe-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy smartphones: Apple v Samsung /苹果诉三星一案新进展:荷兰法庭发出临时禁令,禁止三星在欧洲境内销售Galaxy手机 (Foss Patents) (EPLAW) (ArsTechnica) (IPKat) (ArsTechnica)

District Court S D New York: Cloud lockers protected by ‘safe harbor’ provisions:  Capitol Records v MP3Tunes /美国法庭判决认为,亚马逊公司的Cloud Lockers适用“避风港条款”  (1709 Blog) (Electronic Frontier Foundation) (Recording Industry vs. The People) (ArsTechnica) (Public Knowledge) (TorrentFreak) (1709 Blog) (Out-Law.com) (Technology & Marketing Law Blog)

District Court Minnesota: Judge again reduces award to $2250 per infringed work in Capitol Records v Thomas-Rasset – RIAA appeals /明尼苏达州地方法庭判决,每件侵权作品赔偿额降低至2250美元  (Recording Industry vs. The People) (TorrentFreak) (ArsTechnica)

 

General / 综合

Free Trade Agreement between Costa Rica and China / 中国与哥斯达黎加签订自由贸易协定 (IP Dragon)

F5 Networks buys IP of Crescendo Networks / F5收购Crescendo Networks公司知识产权资产 (Sohu.com)

 

Patents / 专利

Nokia claims RMB10 million in damages against Huaqin for patent infringement: Nokia v. Shanghai Huaqin Communication Technology Co. Ltd /诺基亚诉上海华勤专利侵权,索赔1000万元 (China Law Blog)

Kan Zu on The Art of Patent Enforcement /专利实施的艺术(IP Dragon)

Subtle changes to challenging design patents in China /外观设计专利面临的挑战 (PatLit)

Google takes actions to protect  its rights on Android system/ 谷歌干预专利官司公开捍卫Android开发者权益 (QQ.com)

 

Trademarks / 商标

How to transform the image of Chinese brands? Hint … it’s not product placements /如何改善中国品牌的形象? (IP Dragon)

Sober advice to stop counterfeit wine as Lafite bubble in China attracts more counterfeiters / 保持冷静,拉菲商标诉讼导致更多的仿冒红酒出现 (IP Dragon)

Apple Stoer story: now for more legal analysis / 苹果专卖店遭仿冒一事的法律分析 (IPKat)

Tourists duped by Soviet Union memorabilia made in China / 游客被仿冒的前苏联纪念品欺骗 (IP Dragon)

 

Copyright / 著作权

Letv.com buys online copyright of the film Jintailang / 乐视网宣布获得《金太郎》独家网络版权 (TechWeb)

Letv.com: income increases from paid videos and NVOD / 乐视网:版权分销与高清付费收入将支撑全年业绩高增长 (Sina.com)

Copyright dispute on Neverwinter is settled and research on the game continues / 无冬之夜OL版权纠纷和解 游戏将继续开发 (QQ Game)

KTV operators in Xiamen City involved in copyright litigation again, though royalty has been paid / 厦门大型KTV又成被告 缴了版权费仍然被索赔 (Ifeng News)

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