China Update 24th September, 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年9月24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:版权

Copyright protection for music recording extended from 50 to 70 years / 欧盟通过法令,将音乐唱片的版权保护期限从50年延长到70年 (IPR Helpdesk) (1709 Blog) (1709 Blog) (IPKat) ( (IP Watch) (Spicy IP) (ArsTechnica)

US: New patent regime signed into law / 美国总统签署专利改革法案,新法案生效 (Patently-O) (IP Watch) (Maier & Maier)

US: Federal Circuit denies petition for rehearing in AMP v. USPTO / 美国分子病理学会诉美国专利商标局一案:联邦巡回法院否决了原告/上诉人的复审请求 (Patent Docs)

Patent issues precede UN high level meet on NCDs / 联合国召开高级别会议,讨论导致高死亡率的重大疾病 (Spicy IP) (IP Watch)

Newzbin 2 operators launch software to counteract site-blocking measures, reports say – Twentieth Century Fox v BT / Newzbin 2开发出新程序,对付网络供应商的网络访问限制 ( (ArsTechnica) (TorrentFreak) (Laurence Kaye on Digital Media Law) (jiplp)

1st Circuit Court of Appeals reinstates $675,000 file-sharing decision against Joel Tenenbaum / 索尼音乐公司诉Joel Tenenbaum侵权一案新进展,波士顿第一上诉法庭撤销地方法庭对Joel Tenenbaum的 67.5万美元的赔偿判决 (TorrentFreak) (Electronic Frontier Foundation) (ArsTechnica) (Recording Industry vs People) (Technology & Marketing Law Blog) (1709 Blog)


General / 综合

Russia, China, Tajikistan propose UN ‘code of conduct’ for the ‘Net’ / 俄罗斯、中国、塔吉克斯坦向联合国提议“网络行为规则” (ArsTechnica)

Tort law provides supplementary protection to IP rights / 侵权责任法为知识产权保护提供补充规定 (China Law Insight)

Revelation from US insurance system on IP / 美国知识产权保险对我国的启示 (


Patents / 专利

What R&D is being done and where in China: An inventorisation of science parks / 中国的研发项目的分布和产出 (IP Dragon)

Apple’s new China trade dress patents: At least the PR guys are happy / 苹果在中国获得多项外观设计专利 (China Hearsay)

Beijing software exchange promotes capitalization of patent / 北京软交所全力推进专利资本化 (

China: Drug industry relies on generic drugs and patent drugs in China don’t exceed 5 / 我国生产药品以仿制为主 专家称创新药不超5种 (

What patent protects?  / 专利到底在保护什么?(


Trademarks / 商标

Comparison table of proposed amendments to trademark law vs. current trademark law of the People’s Republic of China / 商标法征求意见稿与现商标法的对比 (China Law Blog)

What is proven, the use of trademark or trade name? /商号是否可以注册为商标?(China Law Insight)


Copyright / 著作权

Protecting Hollywood films in China makes sense for China / 好莱坞电影在中国的知识产权保护 (China Law Blog)

Flourishing online games promote copyright protection / 网络游戏助推 版权意识强化 (

Copyright protection in online games: A long way to go / 网游知识产权保护任重而道远 (

Sony involved in copyright disputes and facing huge claims / 电视机引纠纷 索尼中国卷入巨额版权案 (

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