China Update 30 July 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年7月30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:

USPTO proposes to modify applicants duty to disclose, following Therasense in limiting the scope of materiality / 在联邦法院在斯尔森案件中确立“有限的实质性披露”规则后,美国专利局提议修改申请人的披露义务规则 (Patently-O) (Patent Docs) (Patents Post-Grant)

European Commission publishes report on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights / 欧洲委员会发布欧盟海关保护知识产权结果的报告 (PatLit) (IPR Helpdesk) (IP Dragon) (Innovationpartners)

Corporate self-interest and strategic choices: Gilead licenses to Medicines Patent Pool / 公司的自愿和策略性选择:吉利德公司向药品专利联盟发出许可 (IP Watch) (KEI)

Glybera (Alipogene tiparvovec) – EU: EMA continues to defer approval of first gene therapy application in Europe / 欧洲药品管理局推迟批准第一例基因治疗申请 (Patent Docs)

Cenestin (Synthetic conjugated estrogens) – US: CAFC: Prosecution history estoppel bars Duramed’s allegations of infringement under doctrine of equivalents: Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Paddock Laboratories, Inc. / 美国食品药品管理局:“申请过程中禁止反言”原则使得Duramedg公司的“等同原则”下的侵权主张不成立(IPBiz) (Patent/ly-O) (Patent Docs) (GenericsWeb)

UK: EWCA (Civ): Clippings services users must have licence or infringe newspapers’ copyright: The Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd & Others v Meltwater Holding BV & Others / 英国:新闻剪报使用者使用剪报信息须获得许可,否则构成侵权 ( (1709 Blog) (IPKat) (IPKat)

Canada: CIRA announces new CDRP policy and rules to take effect 22 August 2011 / 加拿大网络注册局发布关于域名争议决解决的新政策,于2011年8月22日生效 (IPblog) (Canadian Trademark Blog) (Michael Geist)

US: Judge slashes P2P award again in Capitol v. Thomas / 美国:在Capitol诉Thomas一案中,法官再次严厉批评点对点下载侵权案件的罚金制度 (Electronic Frontier Foundation) (TorrentFreak) (ArsTechnica)


General / 综合

Honda succeed in China – but should they be careful what they wish for? – Supreme Court allows registration of car design / 本田汽车在中国胜诉,最高人民法院认为本田汽车的外观设计有效 (Class 99)

Press conference: DaVinci Furniture GM’s nose grows longer than Pinocchio’s – export-and-import scheme to sell China made furniture as Italian made / 达芬奇家具的总经理鼻子比匹诺曹更长,把中国制造当意大利制造来卖 (IP Dragon)

Anti-monopoly law and practice in China: A must read / 反垄断法在中国的实施情况(China Law Blog)


Patents / 专利

Nokia, Huawei and ZTE responded to claims of patent infringement by InterDigital / 诺基亚华为中兴回应InterDigital专利侵权诉讼 (

Can the Chinese enterprises struggle through patent war on Android? / 本土产业能否抵挡Android专利战 (


Trademarks / 商标

The media’s creepy fascination with China’s fake Apple store / 媒体为何如此热衷于讨论昆明的假苹果店? (China Hearsay) (IPKat) (Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer’s Mind)

No shelter for Chinese IP infringers as Special Action Programme strikes home / 打击仿冒侵权行动计划取得显著成果,知识产权侵权人无处可逃(IPKat)

85% of all products seized at EU border originate from China / 欧盟海关查获的仿冒品85%来自中国 (IP Dragon)

Fangchenggang fairytale: How a magic Mercedes-Benz became a humble Honda / 梅赛德斯奔驰的标志变成了本田? (IP Dragon)


Copyright / 著作权

China starts research on digital copyright protection technology / 中国启动数字版权保护技术研发工程研发工作 (

An interview with a band: how to protect copyright? / 专访两个好朋友:保留创作者的版权 很有态度 (

Writers find it difficult to protect their copyrights while infringement runs rampant on the Internet / 网络版权“顽疾”难治 “避风港原则”待调整 (

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