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Good relations with local partners – the key to success in China

The steel company SSAB has operations in China and works directly with Chinese partners on IP-related issues. As SSAB

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A more efficient trademark application process in China? 13 new Trademark Application and Service centers opened.

China’s State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC), which also administers the China Trademark Office and all trademark applications

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New hope for trademark owners in China

In China, the trademark system is based on the “first-to-file” system, which means that the first company or person

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New IP courts major step forward in China’s judicial reforms

In November and December 2014, China announced the long awaited establishment of three specialized IP courts in the Tier

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New Trademark Act in force in China since 1 May 2014

The intention of this new Act is inter alia to go after trademark infringers and strengthen the position and

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How do you protect an interactive GUI?

Have you ever considered protecting a GUI? If yes, did you have problems finding the right form of IP

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The dark side of the Internet

On Friday the 14 June 2013 we participated in a seminar arranged by the Danish PTO in corporation with

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Awapatent attended SIPPS 2012 in Shanghai

A couple of weeks ago we participated in the Second Session of Shanghai Intellectual Property Practice Summit. The summit aimed

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Chinese focus on IP

Recently representatives of Awapatent participated in the China Intellectual Property Focus 2012 conference in Shanghai. Our participation is a

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Counterfeit Goods in the EU – Troubling News but No Surprise

On July 24, the European Commission published a press release concerning its report on seizure of counterfeit goods during

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