China Update 29 October 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年10月29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:

The revised Trademark Law of China open for public comment / 中国《商标法》修订案向公众征求意见 (China Law Insight)

EU database of IP infringers needs more clarity to comply with law, says data protection watchdog / 欧盟舆论认为应规范“知识产权侵权人的数据库”的使用(Out-Law)

CJEU rules no patent protection for human embryonic stem cell-related inventions: Brüstle v Greenpeace / 欧盟法院作出判决,不得向任何涉及人体干细胞的研究授予专利(IPEG) ( (EPLAW) (IPBiz) (Patent Baristas) (IP Whiteboard) (BIOtechNOW) (TechnoLlama)

US: FTC Issues FY 2011 patent settlement report; attempts to keep up the heat on passage of the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act / 美国联邦贸易委员会发布2011年专利协议备案情况总结 (FDA Law Blog) (Patent Docs) (Patent Baristas)

Controversial US bill targeting “rogue websites” introduced into House – HR 3261, Stop Online Piracy Act / 美国网络侵权保护法案提交中医院 ,引起强烈争议 (IP Watch) (Excess Copyright) (Public Knowledge) (Public Knowledge) (EFF)

UK ISP BT given 14 days to block Newzbin2 / 英国法院判决BT公司14天内屏蔽下载网站Newzbin2 (TorrentFreak) (1709 Copyright Blog) (Out-Law)

Second BGH decision on Google Image search – I ZR 140/10 Vorschaubilder II / 德国法院作出判决,认为谷歌搜索提供的缩略图未侵犯版权 (IPKat) (1709 Copyright Blog)


General / 综合

Cake or death? The value of an apology in China / 侵权后果,只需要道歉?(IPKat)

An ABC to losing your China IP / 在中国保护知识产权的基本常识 (China Law Blog)

Multinationals move R&D centers to China / 跨国药企研发中心移中国 (

Chinese traditional medicines face difficulty in export to EU because they don’t meet EU standard on herbal medicines / 出口欧盟中药或因缺乏合法“身份”难出国门 (


Patents / 专利

Book review monday: Patent Litigation in China / 书评:专利诉讼在中国 (Patent Baristas)

5th National Patent Week concerns on patent protection / 第五届专利周关注专利保护 (

How to control risks in international patent litigation / 如何控制国际专利诉讼风险 (


Trademarks / 商标

The revised Trademark Law of China open for public comment / 商标法修订案公开向社会征求意见 (China Law Insight)

Budweiser faces alleged bad-faith trademark registration in China: a sportware company registered “Baiwei” as trademark of clothes and sportsware / 百威啤酒难阻“百威”被穿在身上 (


Copyright / 版权

Copyright, a drawn sword towards bad faith trademark registration /版权:反击恶意商标注册的利器 (China Law Insight)

Software copyright registration application – Procedure and main points/软件版权注册申请程序的要点 (China Blawg)

A brief history of copyright in China in the view of an American / 美国人眼中的中国版权史(

A tentative discussion on copyright of photographic work / 谈摄影作品的知识产权 (

Are computer art characters copyrightable? / 计算机艺术字体的可版权性 (

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