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Examination of Trademark Applications Shortened to 10 Months

Jan 20, 2012 IP NEWS |
The China Trademark Office and the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board have improved trademark examination efficiency substantially in the past 4 years. Nowadays, examination period for trademark applications has been shortened to 10 months and...
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1.633 Million Patent Applications Received in 2011

Jan 20, 2012 IP NEWS |
According to the latest statistics, SIPO received a total of 1.633 million applications in 2011, up 33.6% year on year. Among the patent applications received in 2011, there were 526,000 inventions, up 34.5%; 585,000 utility models and 522,000...
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Pfizer Senior Vice President Roy Waldron Called on SIPO

Nov 4, 2011 IP NEWS |
On Oct. 20th, 2011, Mr. Zhou Zhongqi, Vice President of CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, accompanied Mr. Roy Waldron, Pfizer Senior Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, and another three entourage members from Pfizer to pay...
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Another Success Made by CCPIT Representing Our client in Administrative Appeal

Jul 1, 2011 IP NEWS |
Recently, our Office received Decision No. 1354 (Year 2010)issued by the Beijing Municipal High People’s Court, in which the initial decision was maintained. The concerned case was rather complicated and the focus in disputation lies in so many...
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Supreme People’s Court published White Paper on IPR Protection by Chinese Courts in 2010

May 12, 2011 IP NEWS |
On the morning of April 19, 2011, China’s Supreme People’s Court held a press conference, publishing the Intellectual Property Protection by Chinese Courts in 2010 (White Paper). The White Paper was published in a bilingual format with 13,000...
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Audi’s numerical trademark registration denied

Aug 5, 2010 IP NEWS |
Disgruntled with ruling by the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB) under the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) over registration of the their car model of A3, A4, A5, A6 as trademark, Audi sought legal remedy to...
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Trademark law to set stricter standards

Aug 5, 2010 IP NEWS |
With most applications globally, China looks to deter malicious filings New standards of proof for ownership and a ban on malicious registration will be included in the next draft of China's trademark law, which has been under discussion, according...
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