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The 2013 AIPPI Trilateral Meeting in Lijiang,China July 20, 2013

Aug 13, 2013 IP NEWS |
The 2013 AIPPI Trilateral Meeting was successfully held in Lijiang, China July 20, 2013 with more than 100 participants. Mr. Tian Lipu, Commissioner of SIPO and President of AIPPI China, and Mr. Yu Ping, Vice-President of CCPIT and Vice-President of...

China Trademark Office is to accept trademark applications for retail or wholesale services

Dec 20, 2012 IP NEWS |
According to the latest revised edition of Classification of Similar Goods and Services for Registration of Marks in the People’s Republic of China (Tenth Edition of Nice Agreement), the China Trademark Office shall add the services “retail or...

宝马(BMW in Chinese characters)has been Recognized as Well-Known in China

Aug 1, 2012 IP NEWS |
A Chinese company Guangxi Liuzhou Cigar Company filed a trademark application for BAOMA (BMW in Chinese characters) in class 34, on July 26, 2002,covering tobacco and cigars. BMW AG filed an opposition against the mark, when it was published, on the...

Apple Receives More Lawsuits in China

Jul 11, 2012 IP NEWS |
After the U.S. technology company Apple Inc. settling iPad trademark dispute with a Chinese company by paying $60 million of settlement, it receives more IP-related lawsuits in China. A Chinese household chemical products company, Jiangsu Snow...

Apple Settles iPad Trademark Dispute With Chinese Company

Jul 5, 2012 IP NEWS |
A Chinese provincial court announced in its official website on July 2, 2012 that the U.S. technology company Apple Inc. had settled a trademark dispute with a Chinese company by paying $60 million of settlement. According to the announcement, the...

2012 AIPPI China/Asia IP Seminar

Jun 25, 2012 IP NEWS |
2012 AIPPI China/Asia IP Seminar was held successfully in Beijing from April 10 to 12, 2012, under the joint sponsorship of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and its China branch (AIPPI China), the...

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...

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...

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...

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...