China Update 5 November, 2011 from IP Think Tank / 中国知识产权动向,2011年11月5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 and EPO launch patent classification website / 美国专利商标局与欧洲专利局启动联合专利分类网站 (Patent Docs) (IPR Helpdesk)

Fire at WIPO premises forces two-day shutdown / 世界知识产权阻止因失火关闭两天 (IP Watch) (WIPO)

WIPO Re:Search bridges public, private sectors for neglected disease research / 世界知识产权组织启动公私合作,联合药企业对被忽视的疾病提供研究 (IP Watch) (WIPO) (IPKat) (IP Watch) (Patent Docs)

Section 3(d) equivalent in the offing for Thailand…/ 泰国将修改专利法中关于对等专利的规定 (Spicy IP)

Australia: FCAFC upholds claim by Alphapharm that claims 1 to 17 and 27 of Wyeth’s Venlafaxine patent are invalid / 澳大利亚复议法院对“惠氏公司关于Venlafxine专利无效”一案维持原判 (IP Whiteboard)

We the People: Petitioning President Obama to end software patents / 有人在美国“民众在线请愿”网站上提出,请求总统终止软件类专利 (Patently-O) (Ars Technica)

STOP Online Piracy Act starts war of words / 美国的“停止网络侵权法“草案引起热议(1709 Copyright Blog) (IP Watch) (Ars Technica) (Public Knowledge) (EFF) (EFF) (Public Knowledge) (Public Knowledge)

US Marshals turned loose to collect $63,720.80 from Righthaven / 美国司法部警察将对Righthaven征收63,720.80美元的罚款 (Ars Technica) (Ars Technica)

Tenenbaum demands rehearing of $675,000 RIAA file-sharing case / Tenenbaum因提供下载音乐而被判67.5万美元赔偿一案新进展:Tenenbaum请求法庭再审 (TorrentFreak) (Recording Industry vs The People)



General / 综合

New litigation dangers emerge in China / 在中国进行专利诉讼可能面临新的风险(IAM)

Lost profits, the bottom line for IP infringement litigation / 知识产权侵权诉讼的底线(China Hearsay)

Who should own your China IP? Maybe not you. / 谁会拥有本该属于你的知识产权?(China LawBlog)


Patents / 专利

The 5th Patent Week in China starts in November / 第五届中国专利周主会场活动丰富 (

Sino-South Korea Patent Prosecution Highway starts on 1st March, 2012 / 中韩PPH试点将于2012年3月1日启动 (

Patent War: Alibaba Group and Tecent Group are sued by Japanese company Dentsu Group /阿里巴巴腾讯遭日本专利伏击 (

Android is involved in patent war which may cause cost increase to mobile producers / Android现专利危机 成本或将超iPhone (


Trademarks / 商标

Comments on Draft of the Chinese Trademark Law / 中国商标法修改草案评论(China Blawg)

Criminal liability: the last resort for trademark protection / 刑事责任:商标保护的最后一道防线 (China Law Insight)


Copyright / 著作权

Copyright of animated cartoon of “Xi Yang Yang” is authorized to Disney /“喜羊羊”卡通形象版权确已授权给迪斯尼 (

Digital Copyright in trying time: Internet literature fight against plagiarizing and piracy /网络文学全版权运营时代面临抄袭剽窃考验 (

Litigation to be an industry? A study on royalty litigation on music works used by Karaoke Operators/ 如何看待卡拉OK领域“诉讼产业化”现象?(

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