China Update 13 August 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年8月13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:

Patent Reform 2011: House Bill coming to the Senate in September /美国参议院就今年的专利改革进行投票 (Patently-O) (IP Watch) (Inventive Step) (Patents Post Grant) (Patently BioTech)

Argatroban (Argipidine) – US – Federal Circuit affirms validity of Argatroban patent, Japanese translation issue: Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. v. Barr Labs. / 阿戈托班 – 美国联邦法院确认阿戈托班的专利有效性 (Orange Book Blog) (IPBiz) (Patent Docs)

US: Federal Circuit decision in Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Myriad)/ 美国联邦法院判决认可人类基因可以成为专利  (Intellectual Property Law Blog) (Patently-O) (Patent Docs) (Patent Docs) (IPblog) (IPKat)

Preliminary injunction granted by German court: Apple blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the entire European Union except for the Netherlands / 德国法院批准苹果的请求,发出临时禁令,禁止三星公司在欧洲销售Calaxy Tax 10.1 (FOSS Patents) (ArsTechnica) (Patentology)

Court refuses to return seized domain name, claims shutting down speech doesn’t cause a substantial hardship: Puerto 80 Projects, S.L.U. v United States Of America and Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement /美国法院判决认为,政府覆盖域名不构成实质困难  (Electronic Frontier Foundation) (ArsTechnica) (TorrentFreak) (ArsTechnica)


General / 综合

Is China’s anti-monopoly law used to get hold of foreign IP? /中国的反垄断法能否保护外国知识产权? (IP Dragon)

China IP problem? Just dial up President Obama. Yeah, that’s the ticket. /中国的知识产权问题?找奥巴马总统解决。(China Hearsay)


Patents / 专利

Excessive patent fee will block innovation / 评论:专利费用过高会伤害创新 (

LG and Sony achieved settlement of agreement on patent disputes / LG电子与索尼就专利纠纷达成和解 (

Patent war between Google and Microsoft to be triggered / 专利纠纷引发高管对骂 “微谷”大战一触即发 (China News)


Trademarks / 商标

IKEA drama: Second tier cities cannot wait for well known brands: enter the copycat / 宜家家居,二线城市迫切需要高质名牌 (IP Dragon)

Wrong reasons, right conclusion: Why China imitates western brands / 错误的原因,正确的结论 (IP Dragon)

China takes knock-offs to new level with fake American news bureau / 中国仿冒的升级(China Hearsay) (IP Dragon)


Copyright / 著作权

Suing China in a US court: Notes from the Green Dam copyright case CYBERsitter, LLC v. The People’s Republic of China et al /关于Green Dam版权案件的启示 (China Hearsay) (IP Dragon)

Friendly courts and Western benefactors support Chinese piracy /法院和西方受益者纵容中国仿冒制造 (IP Osgoode)

News sources report invests 200 million on video copyright to start its online video business /消息称网易投资2亿元进军版权视频业务( )

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