China Update 22 October 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年10月22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:

US Senator questions Constitutionality of ACTA / 美国参议员对《反伪造贸易协定》的合宪性提出质疑 (IP Watch) (Michael Geist)

Draft agreement on a Unified Patent Court and draft Statute / 欧盟共同专利法庭和共同专利法典协议草案出台 (EPLAW) (IPKat)

EU: No more patents for cells derived from human embryos in EU – ECJ issues final verdict in Brüstle v Greenpeace (C‑34/10) / 欧法院判决禁止在欧盟注册人类胚胎干细胞专利(Patent Docs) (Patent Docs) (IPKat) (IP finance) (Innovationpartners) (IAM)

Exelon (Rivastigmine) – UK: EWHC (Pat): Enantiomer not patentable over racemate mixture in UK: Generics (UK) v Novartis / 英国专利法庭作出判决,认为消旋混合物的对应体不得成为专利客体 (Patent Baristas) (The SPC Blog) (IPEG) (EPLAW)

Sipralexa (Escitalopram) – Belgium: Brussels Commercial Court holds Escitalopram to be the same product as Citalopram under Articles 3(c)-(d) of the SPC-Regulation: Ratiopharm (Teva) and Tiefenbacher v Lundbeck / 比利时法庭判决认为依他普仑与西他罗仑是同一种药物 (EPLAW) (The SPC Blog)

Samsung loses Dutch case against Apple over 3G patents as court gives meaning to FRAND / 三星与苹果关于3G专利的诉讼进展,荷兰法庭判决三星败诉 (FOSS Patents) (EPLAW)

Australia: Samsung appeals, retaliates, in patent war with Apple / 三星与苹果的专利之战:三星在澳大利亚提起上诉 (Patentology) (

Supreme Court of Canada: Hyperlinking is not publication: Crookes v. Newton / 加拿大高等法院在Crookes诉Newton一案中认为,发布超连接并非出版 (Excess Copyright) (Excess Copyright) (Michael Geist) (IP Osgoode)


General / 综合

You want to see the Arc de Triomphe? Come to Huaxi Village /到华西村看“凯旋门”(IP Dragon)

How did solitary Steve Jobs succeed? /“不合群”的乔布斯何以成功?(

Review on Apple’s patent layout in China/ 苹果公司中国专利布局之憾 (


Patents / 专利

SIPO issues Amendments to Compulsory Patent Licensing Measures / 国家知识产权局发布《专利实施强制许可办法》的修改 (China Law Insight)

Pharmaceutical enteprises seek for extention of patent period / 药企寻求延长专利期限 (

Patent war prohibits innovation progress /尼尔·罗伯茨:专利战阻碍创新 (

A comparison between patent systems of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainliand China/ 港澳台三地专利制度比较 (


Trademarks / 商标

Coca-Cola plays it smart in its IP fight with Nongfu Spring /可口可乐与农夫山泉的知识产权战争 (China Hearsay)

McDonald’s proceeds with ligitaton against “W” trademark holder /“W”商标惹恼麦当劳 (Ifeng)


Copyright / 版权

Google-backed file-sharing empire, Xunlei, cancels NASDAQ IPO /谷歌支持的文件共享帝国——迅雷,取消了赴美上市的计划(TorrentFreak)

Registering video game copyrights in China /关于在中国对视频游戏进行版权登记的思考(China Law Blog)

Amazon starts fight over digital copyright of cartoon books / 亚马逊抢夺漫画数字版权市场引发争议 (Tencent)


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