China Update 3 December 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年12月3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: AG Bot says forget the functionality, look at the code: SAS Institute v World Programming / 欧盟佐审官发表意见:在计算机软件中,版权保护的是代码内容而非该软件的功能 (IPKat) (1709 Copyright Blog) (TechnoLlama) (Out-Law)

Australia: Full Bench of the Federal Court lifts Galaxy Tab injunction: Samsung v Apple / 澳大利亚联邦法院推翻下级法院的判决,认为三星并对苹果专利侵权,可以继续销售Galaxy Tab 10.1 (Patentology) (Patentology) (IP Whiteboard) ( (Patentology) (Ars Technica) (FOSS Patents)

US: District Court Nevada OKs private seizure of domain names which allegedly sold counterfeit goods: Chanel v. Does / 美国地方法院作出判决,允许当事人自行抓获销售假货的网站域名(Technology & Marketing Law Blog) (Ars Technica)

CJEU guidance on Article 3(a) SPC Regulation: What does “specified in the wording of the claims” mean?: Medeva v. Comptroller General of Patents / SPC/欧盟法院对《专利补充保护规定》第三条 (a) 款做出解释 (Kluwer Patent Blog) (EPLAW) (The SPC Blog)

IPCom can execute injunction against HTC’s 3G devices in Germany after HTC withdraws appeal / HTC在德国撤回对IPCom的上诉,IPCom可执行对HTC 3G手机的禁令 (FOSS Patents) (PatLit) (FOSS Patents) (FOSS Patents) (FOSS Patents) (IAM)


General / 综合

USPTO: Our growing partnership with China / 美国专利商标局局长:我们与中国的关系逐步增进 (Director’s Forum)

Cooperation between China and Cuba / 中国与古巴之间的合作 (IP tango)

Top earning domestic Chinese law firms revealed / 中国律师事务所收入排名回顾 (IAM)

Licensing software in China. registration required? / 软件许可协议必须登记吗? (China Law Blog)


Patents / 专利

Biggest medicine patent licensing case closed Wei Er Man obtained 4.7 million yuan / 新先锋与威尔曼专利许可纠纷案仲裁结束,新先锋须赔偿威尔曼470万专利费 (China Blawg)

The intermediary deficit costing China dear / 参加中国专利周活动后的一点想法 (IAM)

Deloitte: domestic enterprises and foreign drug companies will fight to occupy China’s market of patented drugs / 德勤:中国专利药市场将成国内外药企争夺之地 (

Generic drugs: an opportunity for domestic enterprises / 争夺仿制药:新合资时代的本土机会 (

HTC in patent war: weakness in patent causes reduction in global market share especially in China / HTC困局:专利储备最薄弱 在华存明显弱势 (


Trademarks / 商标

Qiaodan, brand of Chinese brand of sportsware, gets approval for IPO from Shanghai Stock Exchange, though its pronunciation in Chinese similar with famous star Jordon causes severe doubt  / 乔丹体育质疑声中过会 曾遭耐克商标侵权起诉 (

China reputed trademark? Easy to buy one / 中国驰名商标?买来的!(

OCPO sues OPPO for malicious confusion in trademark / OPPO遭OCPO侵权索赔胜诉 (


Copyright / 版权

Will cloud computing change the framework of copyright? / 云计算能否撼动版权基本制度 ( and China Written Works Copyright Society are in negotiation on collaboration of copyright / 百度与文著协商讨版权合作 若达成将成行业新规 (

Mobile software developers complain about copyright infringements / 手机游戏知识产权阴云密布 开发者叫苦不迭 (

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