Category: Insights

Brands must take extra caution against counterfeits during Covid-19 pandemic

Enhanced online brand protection and anti-counterfeiting measures are needed due to the current pandemic: as demand from e-commerce consumers

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Danish outerwear brand Rains wins court battle against Zara

This case concerns whether three raincoats produced and marketed by Zara infringed on two raincoats from Rains, the Long

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China becomes top international patent filer

China filed 58,990 applications through WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) System last year, ending the US’s stronghold on the

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Punitive damages case appears in list of top 10 IP cases from China’s Supreme People’s Court

On April 21, 2020, China’s Supreme People’s Court released a list of the top 10 intellectual property law cases

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Clarifying the patentability of medical use inventions in China

At the end of 2019, the new Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) emerged. It has gone on to infect millions of people

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EPO rules plants and animals exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes not patentable

It has been clear that essentially biological processes for the production of plants or animals are explicitly excluded from

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What patent protection does Gilead’s COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir have?

On 29 April 2020 Gilead announced that its drug Remdesivir has a positive effect in the treatment of COVID-19

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WIPO panel finds that Danish start-up Acubit engaged in reverse domain name hijacking

Technology start-up Acubit claimed that Danish trademark rules and practice should assign domain names to the relevant trademark owner.

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China-Norway patent prosecution highway pilot launches

A memorandum between China and Norway will speed up and reduce costs when applying for patents On April 1,

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Why China’s computer software copyright registrations are increasing

Statistics show a sharp rise in copyright registrations for computer software in China, which can provide an additional layer

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