Archive for February, 2010

Communications Network Security Measures To Be Effective Next Month

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently promulgated the Administrative Measures for Communications Network Security Protection to be effective as of 1 March 2010. The Measures provide that communications network operation units shall, in accordance with the requirements of the telecom authorities and standards of communications industry, carry out the work related to [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Business | Comment now »

MIIT Takes Measures To Improve Internet Domain Name System Safety And Security

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has promulgated the “Notice on Improving the Safety and Security of the Internet Domain Name System” in response to the recent increase in threats and risks against domain name safety and security. The Notice requires the authorities concerned to take measures to improve the protection and contingency [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. V. Trademark Review And Appraisal Board Of The State Administration For Industry And Commerce Of The People’s Republic Of China

Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. V. Trademark Review And Appraisal Board Of The State Administration For Industry And Commerce Of The People’s Republic Of China, Etc. Re: Trademark Administrative Dispute
Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. (Minolta) applied on 18 January 1985 for the registration of the trademark “MEINENGDA” and successfully registered such trademark (Register No. 238453) (the referenced [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Notice Concerning The Enforcement Of The Amended Patent Law

Issued By: State Intellectual Property Office
Issue Date: 29 September 2009
Effective Date: 29 September 2009
For the purpose of effectively enforcing the amended Patent Law, the SIPO published the Notice concerning the Enforcement of the Amended Patent Law on 29 September to clarify submission of patent applications and the rules governing other patent issues.
Applications for Patent of [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Volkswagen Inc. V. Trademark Review And Appraisal Board Of The State Administration For Industry And Commerce Of The People’s Republic Of China

Volkswagen Inc. V. Trademark Review And Appraisal Board Of The State Administration For Industry And Commerce Of The People’s Republic Of China Re: Dispute Over Trademark Administration
Volkswagen Inc. (Volkswagen) applied on 8 June 2004 to register the trademark “Tuan” (No. 418302) (the proposed trademark) on motorcycles, bicycles, auto tires, land, air, water and rail transport [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Business | Comment now »

Application Of Laws Against Electronic Information Crimes Clarified

The Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate have jointly issued the Judicial Interpretation (II)[1] 1 to further clarify the issues concerning the application of laws for handling criminal cases related to making, reproducing, publishing, selling and broadcasting obscene electronic information via the internet, mobile communications terminals and information service centres as well as [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Webinar Panel Discussion on Patent Protection in China and India, 2010

Edward E. Lehman, Managing Director of Chinese law firm Lehman, Lee & Xu, is scheduled to participate in a webinar discussing patent protection in China on April 28, 2010. Other confirmed attendees include Alex W. Zhang of King and Wood and Elizabeth Chien-Hale of Institute for Intellectual Property in Asia.
Mr. Lehman is planning on addressing [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Culture | 1 Comment »

Audit Law Regulations Prove to be New Weapon Against Corruption

Alexander Pan, February 25, 2010
Beijing, China
In yet another effort to curtail the problem of widespread corruption in China, The State Council recently passed new regulations on the implementation of audit law. These new regulations will do much to strengthen the country’s auditing system and will increase the supervision of areas that have demonstrated high levels [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »

China’s Elite Kindergartens

Alexander Pan, February 25, 2010
Beijing, China
Competition for a spot in one of China’s most prestigious universities has always been fierce. However, with the emergence of elite private elementary schools and kindergartens, Chinese children are becoming indoctrinated in this spirit of academic competition from day one.
The intense competition for admission to the nation’s elite universities has [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »

Game On

The worlds of online gaming and movie production are beginning to cross paths in an effort to increase their presence and competitiveness in the Chinese entertainment industry. Companies like Shanda Games Ltd. and Perfect World, two of the largest online gaming companies in China, plan on releasing major motion pictures based on their company’s online [...]

Published by admin on February 25th, 2010 tagged China News | 1 Comment »