China Update 19 November 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年11月19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:

Danish court upholds customs seizure of single fake watch following online purchase / 丹麦法院支持海关抓捕网络销售家手表的卖家 (Class 46) (IPKat) (Innovationpartners)

After-the-event design registration won’t spare defendant from infringement claim, says AG: Case C‑488/10 Celaya Emparanza y Galdos Internacional SA v Proyectos Integrales de Balizamientos SL / 欧盟法院佐审官的意见认为,关于设计的事后登记不能使被告免责 (IPKat) (Class 99)

Codiovan (Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide) – Germany: Düsseldorf Valsartan/HTC proceedings referred to CJEU for preliminary ruling/ 缬沙坦案件在德国:杜塞尔多夫法院就Novartis是否在缬沙坦专利延长保护期内受到Actavis公司的侵权作出初步裁决 (The SPC Blog) (EPLAW)

Cotareg (Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide) – Italy: Court of Rome endorses the “infringement test” in a case concerning Novartis combination SPC / 缬沙坦案件在意大利:罗马法院支持Novartis对缬沙坦的专利延长保护期限,对Mylan发出临时禁令 (Kluwer Patent Blog) (The SPC Blog)

The Mad Hatter in Wonderland: South Africa’s new TK Bill / 南非上演“疯狂帽子先生在仙境”:《知识产权法》修订案在争议声中通过 (IP Watch)

Venice Judges Resolution on a Unified Patent Court for the EU and Unitary Patent / 威尼斯法院对统一专利法院和统一专利法进行投票 (EPLAW)

CJEU approves enforcement in another EU state of a disciplinary court fine due to violation of an injunction Case C‑406/09, Realchemie Nederland BV v Bayer CropScience AG / 欧盟法院承认一国法院可以对境外国家直接作出罚金判决 (IPKat) (Kluwer Patent Blog)

Federal Circuit again declines to revisit Cybor: Retractable Technologies v. Becton, Dickinson and Company / 联邦法院再次拒绝对Cybor公司诉Fas公司(1998年)判决作出重审 (Patently-O) (IPBiz) (

US Patent Commissioner Stoll to retire; Deputy Focarino to step up / 美国专利局局长将退休 (IP Watch) (Inventive Step) (Patently-O)

UK Supreme Court: Industrial application and biotech patents: Human Genome Sciences v Eli Lilly / 英国最高法院对人类基因组科学公司诉礼来公司一案作出判决 (EPLAW) (IPKat) (IPKat) (Patently-O) (Sufficient Description) (IAM)

EU competition watchdog investigates Samsung and Apple patent dispute / 欧盟竞争局对三星与苹果的专利之争进行调查 (Out-Law) (IPEG) (Ars Technica)

BPI and MPA demand UK Pirate Bay blockade / 英国音像公司要求网络服务商停止对非法下载提供“海盗湾” (TorrentFreak) (Ars Technica) (Out-Law)


General / 综合

2 IP Strategy events in China in the next 2 weeks / Think IP Strategy公司将在中国举行两场研讨会 (IP Think Tank) (IP Dragon)

US Customs seizures from Asia / 美国海关严查来自亚洲的仿冒品 (IP Komodo)

Chinese trade secret cases via internet might be tip of the iceberg / 中国:网上随意泄露商业秘密,也许仅是冰山一角 (IP Dragon)

How to write a China (CIETAC/BAC) arbitration clause / 怎样写仲裁条款才是正确的 (China Law Blog)

Monday myth busting: IP edition / 每周焦点:专利特刊 (IP Dragon)

Hu in Honolulu: Reform into open green innovative economy/ 胡锦涛在夏威夷:中国将促进改革,发展绿色创新经济 (IP Dragon)


Patents / 专利

USPTO and SINO to launch Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot / 中美开通专利审查高速公路试点 (Foreign Filing Blog)

Key considerations for patent strategies in China / 在中国进行专利布局的关键点 (China Law Insight)


Trademarks / 商标

U.S. military bemoans its China counterfeit problem / 美军对模仿五角大楼的仿制品大为头疼 (China Hearsay)

The two things you must know when choosing your China brand name / 选择中文品牌名称时必须考虑的两件事 (China Law Blog)

Do shopping malls and supermarkets qualify for class 35 trademarks? / 购物中心和超市是否符合35类商标的标准? (China Law Insight)

The Nissan that became a Lamborghini not confiscated for likelihood of confusion / 尼桑变兰博基尼,相似性引发的混乱 (IP Dragon)

Fighting off cybersquatters in China / 如何在中国保护自己的域名等信息 (China Law Insight)

How to stop China-based domain name theft / 如何防止在中国的域名抢注 (China Law Insight)


Copyright / 著作权

Is American Superconductor fighting Chinese windmills? – American Superconductor sues former customer Sinovel Wind Group / 美国超导公司诉华锐风电,现代版的人与风车大战?(IP Dragon)


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