The U.S.-China Intellectual Property Exchange and Development Foundation (UCIPF) was announced recently with the mission “to facilitate cooperation between IP professionals of the world’s two
Beijing hopes place the next Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the leading association for establishing global standards for the protection IP.
Alibaba, the largest on-line commerce site, has received a commendation from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, a department of the City of London Police
Counterfeit goods cost the UK, Italy and Germany the most lost revenue in the EU. However, Romania, Bulgaria and Lithuania are the hardest hit nations
China has come a long way in many areas of innovation and technology, including intellectual property education for which it has assumed a leadership position.
“Knowledge of intellectual property rights is playing a more important and ever-growing part in China’s social development and basic education,” reports China Daily. Intellectual property
Data and digitization have created a fast-paced information-based economy that places a high value on trade secrets – many of which are poorly managed, if
For all the discussion about blockchain, the distributed ledger that is the foundation for fast, decentralized transactions, relatively few patents have been issued. Only about
Trade secrets, or know-how, frequently in the news, are simultaneously among intellectual property’s most valuable and misunderstood rights. A luncheon briefing designed to put these
China may not yet be on an equal footing with the leading industrialized nations in terms invention quality and brand recognition, but according to a
U.S. patent grants were down 3.5% in 2018 over 2017, only the second decline in the past decade, but the largest. All nations experienced a
A report released in late November the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) states that China appears to be stepping up its attacks