Open for Business: Who's Investing in Latin America
The U.S. Trademark Use Requirement and Associated Risks and Strategies for Chinese Applicants
Global Growth: A Prime Opportunity for the Middle Market
Dentons Dacheng Deal Done: Will BigLaw Follow Suit?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 121-FCPA Year in Review, Part II
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 117-the Avon FCPA Enforcement Action
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 82, continued fallout from GSK in China
Examining Trends in Worldwide Design IP Filings
A Conversation with Lindsay Chu on Asia Restructurings
A Conversation with Rajiv Gupta on Asia Restructurings
The Changing Landscape of Intellectual Property in China
A Conversation with Ben Simpfendorfer on Asia Restructurings
A Conversation with David Heller on Asia Restructurings
A Conversation with Robyn Meredith on Asia Restructurings
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 15-GSK in China: a Game Changer in Compliance
China Outbound Investment
Russian Mergers & Acquisitions Market - Challenges and Opportunities
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, Episode 3
China's Export Policy Changes After U.S. Antitrust Case
The EU Court of Justice sets out specific requirements with which an SEP holder needs to comply in order to be able to seek an injunction without abusing its dominant position (Huawei / ZTE)-
Standards lie at the heart...more
Lucas Mill, an Australian manufacturer based in Beechworth Victoria, has won a patent case in China against a Chinese manufacturer.
Lucas’ flagship product -
The product being copied was a portable sawmill, Lucas’...more
Since the last blog post focused on trade policy and trade and customs issues, with extensive coverage of the Trade Promotion Authority fight in the US Congress, after addressing the trade area briefly, this blog post plays...more
On June 26, 2015, the ITC handed down its Commission Opinion in Certain Loom Kits for Creating Linked Articles, Inv. No. 337-TA-923, Comm’n Op. (Feb. 3, 2015) (hereinafter “Loom Kits ”), granting a general exclusion order. ...more
Chinese patent prosecution recently made worldwide headlines when the press announced that the Chinese Patent Office (SIPO) rejected a Gilead Sovaldi prodrug patent. Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) is a breakthrough drug used to treat...more
Standard essential patent (SEP) owners have long licensed their patent portfolios, including both SEPs and non-SEPs, on a global basis. But recent divergence, including in China and other jurisdictions, regarding what royalty...more
Judge Kaplan of S.D. New York recently issued a preliminary injunction to enjoin ZTE from further disclosing information subject to a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) that ZTE had entered with Vringo to potentially settle...more
The major trade issue is Trade Promotion Authority (“TPA”) and the Trans Pacific Partnership.
On May 22, 2015, after another close cloture vote, the TPA bill passed the Senate by a majority vote of 62 to 37 votes. The...more
In This Issue:
- Harper Review Dispenses Important Recommendations For The Life Sciences Sector
- Pharmaceutical Patent Term Extensions In Australia
- PRC Anti-Corruption Regime 101
- Revisions To The Medicines...more
In This Issue:
- DUBAI’S d3: National talent meets international brands
- COMBATTING COUNTERFEIT GOODS ONLINE: Are Alibaba’s anti-counterfeiting efforts enough?
- A GUIDE TO PROTECTING A NEW FASHION ITEM: Our...more
In This Issue:
- Federal Circuit Affirms PTO in First Appeal of an Inter Partes Review Decision
- EU Copyright: No Resale of Digital Content Except for Software?
- Qualcomm Agrees to $975 Million Fine and...more
In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the...more
Now I do not mean to tell you that you should return an authentic Longchamp bag from the shops in Paris or the famous bags sold in boutiques stateside.
But, if your sweetheart bought you a bag from Bed Bath & Beyond...more
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced an RMB 6.088 billion (approximately US$975 million and €863 million) fine against Qualcomm Inc. for alleged abuse of its market position in China in...more
On 10 February 2015, China fined Qualcomm CNY6.08 billion (approx. USD975m or EUR870m) for abusive patent licensing practices and imposed several remedies on the company. ...more
Qualcomm sells chipsets and licenses its related standard-essential patents for use in 3G- and 4G-enabled smartphones and tablets. In late 2013, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) began investigating...more
The assertion of standard essential patents (SEPs) by patent-holders has raised patent, contract, and competition issues in jurisdictions around the world. One SEP holder, Qualcomm, has faced particular scrutiny with respect...more
It seems that Orwell was right: all pigs are equal, but some are more equal than others.
The question of how diverse different breeds of domesticated animals may be has begun to be addressed with the completion of many...more
The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations” (the...more
For this month’s Top Stories, we are republishing two very recent Orrick Client Alerts that address an important U.S. appellate decision regarding the extraterritorial application of U.S. antitrust laws and the first U.S....more
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) have launched a new service that will allow the two offices to exchange patent application priority documents -...more
The Economist recently reported on a World Intellectual Property Organization study that the number of Chinese patents filed abroad is rising. China’s patent office was the busiest in the world in 2012. Coupled with this...more
Pace of innovation slowed recently, but is set to skyrocket again
Totaro & Associates, a Houston, TX based research and consulting firm has released a new research report on the pace of wind turbine technology...more
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China has issued the first four design patents protecting graphical user interfaces (GUIs). The patents issued were filed by Beijing Qiyi Century Science & Technology Co.,LTD.,...more
Since our last edition, there has been a number of developments in the Life Sciences sector across the Asia Pacific region and we are pleased to be able to update you on these recent trends.
It is evident that the...more
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