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Expertise : Semiconductor and Computer
Meiqin ZHANG
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Qualifications : Patent Attorney
Expertise : Automobile、Textile
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Qualifications : Patent Attorney
Expertise : Agricultural Machinery
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Qualifications : Patent Attorney
Expertise : Medication Chinese Medic
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Expertise : Legal Consultation
Zhinan ZHANG
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Expertise : Organic Chemistry
Yingzi ZHOU
Position : Partner
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Expertise : Foreign Trade Japanese

DeviantArt is Expanding its System for Flagging Stolen NFT Art

DeviantArt is expanding its tool for detecting ripped-off crypto art, offering it to artists outside the platform.[link]

IPOS Updates Two Existing Programmes Amid Singapore’s Post Covid-Recovery to Help More Enterprises Protect Their IP

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has refreshed its SG IP FAST Programme and Enhanced Mediation Promotion Scheme (EMPS) to help more businesses accelerate their ideas to market and resolve their IP disputes,[link]

Policy Shift Against SEP Rights Poses Risks for U.S. Innovation and Undermines Mandate of the ITC

President Biden took an important step toward safeguarding the U.S. economy with last year’s Executive Order No. 14,036, “Promoting Competition in the American Economy,” aimed at promoting competition at home in the face of unfair competitive pressure from state-owned or sponsored firms overseas, particularly in China.[link]

Nike’s Trademark Fight Against StockX Moves Offline

StockX, which describes its e-commerce resale platform as “[t]he current culture marketplace,” is primarily used by consumers to resell and buy sneakers, among other items.[link]

Catapulting BlackBerry: A Data-Intensive Look – Part I, Quantity

At the end of January, BlackBerry announced it had completed the sale of the majority of its patents to Catapult IP Innovations, a special purpose vehicle specifically formed for the acquisition.[link]

Supplementary Issue- China’s SPC Issued Top 10 Intellectual Property Cases and Top 50 Typical Intellectual Property Cases for 2021

On April 21, 2022, the SPC released the top 10 IP cases and 50 typical IP cases in Chinese courts in 2021.[link]

Bitcoin Creator Sues Kraken and Coinbase for IP Breach

New technologies mean new challenges. And the legal and regulatory systems can't always keep up.[link]

Disney and Pixar are Being Accused of Plagiarising Designs for ‘Elemental’

Disney and Pixar are being accused of plagiarising the character designs for their upcoming movie, Elemental.[link]

Here’s What Kathi Vidal Should Do About the PTAB’s "IPR Troll" Problem

What can be more exhilarating to a patent owner than securing a patent damage verdict in the billions-yes, with a "B"-after staving off PTAB attacks of its patents by an accused infringer?[link]

Companies’Transferral of Patents and Software Licences to Ireland Boosts Tax Take

The corporate tax take is poised to grow even larger as foreign multinationals keep transferring patents and software licences to Ireland.[link]

Patent Suggests Apple Glass Could Have Vision Correction

Right from the word go, a major issue with VR headsets has been the difficulty of fitting the devices over prescription glasses so that people with vision problems could have a comfortable and crystal-clear immersive experience.[link]

LG’s Recent Infringement Fight Against TCL Could Take Some Tips from DivX’s Approach

On April 21, 2022, LG Electronics Inc. filed suit against Chinese television manufacturer, TCL, through several of its affiliates and related entities, in the Eastern District of Texas for patent infringement. [link]

IPR Daily Interview with INTA’s CEO Mr. Etienne Sanz de Acedo - INTA Considers China A Big Priority

The International Trademark Association (INTA) will convene its Annual Meeting Live+ from April 30 through May 4 virtually and in person in Washington, D.C., USA, after two years without a fully in-person gathering of the event.[link]

A Tale of Two Googles: Patent System Champion or Crux of the Problem?

On April 28, Google published a blog by their general counsel, Halimah DeLaine Prado, about the crisis condition of the U.S. patent system.[link]

What is AI and How is it Treated by the USPTO, EPO and CNIPA?

Generally, artificial intelligence (AI) is an automation of a thing that a human being can do, or the simulation of intelligent human behavior by a machine.[link]

CAFC Clarifies Infringement Analysis and Vacates a Finding of Noninfringement for Hulu

On May 11, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed the claim construction and decision of the United States District Court for the Central District of California to exclude evidence relating to damages but vacated its infringement determination and remanded a case alleging that Hulu, Inc. infringed Sound View Innovations,[link]

Novelty Criteria in Patent Application

Patent rights are guaranteed to the inventions that satisfy three essential criteria: Novelty, Inventive step and Industrial applicability.[link]

As Companies Employ Clever Crypto Options, Beware of Common Trademark Traps

While some companies have not yet jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon, others are rolling out processes to accept payment for goods via cryptocurrency.[link]

Cybersecurity of 5G networks: EU publishes report on the security of Open RAN

Today, EU Member States, with the support of the European Commission and ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the cybersecurity of Open RAN.[link]

NIH Makes Deal with WHO to Share Key COVID Technologies

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) signed a deal today with the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) that allows manufacturers greater access to key COVID-19 technologies owned by NIH.[link]