China Update 15 October 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年10月15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:

EU free trade and copyright laws allow use of foreign decoders in pubs, rules ECJ: Football Association Premier League v QC Leisure / 欧盟法院认为,自由贸易和版权法不禁止广播公司将节目解码卖给外国 (Out-Law) (1709 Copyright Blog) (IPKat) (IP Watch)

Federal Circuit affirms limits on using litigation expenses to meet domestic industry requirement: John Mezzalingua Assoc v ITC / 联邦法院决定限制专利诉讼费用,满足工业发展需求 (ITC 337 Law Blog) (Patently-O) (IPBiz) (ITC 337 Update)

CAFC: No litigation estoppel until all appeals exhausted in inter partes reexamination: Bettcher v Bunzl / 美国联邦巡回法院:多方复审程序结束之前,法庭不适用“禁止反言”规则 (Patently-O) (IPBiz) (WHDA) (Patents Post Grant)

Controversial IP rights treaty, ACTA, signed by 8 countries /八国签署知识产权条约,但是内容充满矛盾 (Out-Law) (Patent Baristas) (Michael Geist) (Ars Technica)

Indian generics Aurobindo Pharma Limited and MedChem join Medicines Patent Pool / 印度仿制药商Aurobindo 药物公司与MedChem公司加入“药物专利池” (Spicy IP) (IP Watch) (IPBiz)

Apple wins preliminary Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban in Australia: Apple v Samsung / 苹果在澳大利亚赢得针对三星Galaxy Tab 10.1的法庭临时禁令 (Ars Technica) (FOSS Patents) (Patentology) (Patentology) (IP Whiteboard)

UK: BT and TalkTalk win right to appeal Digital Economy Act judgment /英国:英国电信和Talk Talk对《数字经济法案》的合法性提出上诉 (1709 Copyright Blog) (Out-Law)


General / 综合

The US and other western democracies still enjoy huge advantages over China / 美国及西方国家从中国获得巨大利益  (IAM)

Patent war between Nongfushanquan and Coca Cola / 农夫山泉杠上可口可乐:专利战背后的商战 (

Patent disputes arise while market of photovoltaics slows down / 光伏市场不景气致专利纠纷频出 (


Patents / 专利

Netac president complains about unequal treatment of overseas patents / 美国对外国专利申请者待遇不公,朗科科技总裁提出意见 (IP Dragon)

Countries that spend most on R&D: Where is China? / 中国:对研发投入最多的国家(IP Dragon)

In changing Chinese wind market AMSC-Sinovel dispute will test IP enforcement / 美国超导公司与华锐风电的纠纷,见证知识产权的实施环境 (Green Patent Blog)

A guess on Apple’s strategy: developing products series / 苹果战略布局猜想:从产品核心到多点开花  (

5 giants set up patent barrier for LED industry / 飞利浦欧司朗等五LED巨头联手筑LED专利壁垒 (


Trademarks / 商标

Registering trademarks in China. What’s in your (Chinese) name? / 注册中国商标,你的名字是什么? (China Law Blog)

Yixing: Over 200 trademarks registered abroad / 宜兴市境外注册商标超过200件 (China Law Insight)

Chinese brands not cool in UK? ……… Overseas Chinese show the way / 中国品牌的海外秀 (IP Dragon)

CCTV lose in litigation of trademark “Star Avenue”/“星光大道”之争央视败诉 (Ifeng News)


Copyright / 版权

In microage, 140-charactered micro blog has copyright or not? / 微时代”话题:140个字微博也有著作权 (

How should publishing companies compete in international market? / 出版业如何走进国际市场?(

Keywords of digital books: traditional writers are bothered by digital copyright / 数字图书七大关键词:传统作家不喜数字版权 (

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