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Following the success in 2016 MIP IP Stars Ranking, once again Beijing East IP is ranked as 2017 Tier 2 Firm in China for both trademark contentious and trademark prosecution practices by MIP.
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Beijing East IP’s experienced patent attorneys present the know-hows of China patent practices and insights into the latest IPR proceeding at the PTAB.
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In June 2017, Dr. Lulin GAO, Chairman of Beijing East IP and founding Commissioner of the SIPO, was invited to speak on the “Managing the China Challenge” panel at the IPBC Global 2017 in Ottawa, Canada.
Erick Robinson, an experienced U.S. patent attorney and trial lawyer with a technical background in computer science and physics, as well as biotechnology joined Beijing East IP as Director of Patent Litigation.
Following 2016 when Beijing East IP participated in the IP Star Survey for the very first time, once again Beijing East IP was ranked as 2017 Tier 2 Firm by MIP.
According to the judgment, Sony was ordered to (1) immediately cease infringement of IWNCOMM’s SEP found in 35 of Sony’s mobile handsets, (2) pay damages of RMB8.62 million (approximately USD1.25 million), and (3) pay reasonable litigation costs of RMB474,194 (around USD69,000).
The Supreme People’s Court took these cases and held a public hearing in April this year, and this morning (December 8th), the SPC publicly announced its decisions, which reversed in part and affirmed in part. Beijing East IP took a close look at the decisions and summarized the revered decisions.
The similarity criteria is always a focus of attention in determination of design infringement. Conventionally, people often discuss whether two designs are alike in determining design infringement without objective analysis standards.
For a service invention-creation, the right to apply for a patent belongs to the entity. After the application is allowed, the entity shall be the patentee. In these cases, the Supreme Court provided a method to determine whether an invention-creation in a patent application is a service invention.
Two U.S. brands recently battled brand squatters in China with very different outcomes. Facebook won. Apple lost. Jason Wang and Amy Hsiao look behind these different results for strategic insights. What are the key issues to bear in mind when an infringer copies your brand – in China? The authors, including the lead attorney for the Facebook case, tell you the secrets.
In its latest report the Supreme People's Court explains the new patent, trademark and copyright concepts explored through 2015's most complex and major IP disputes.