Archive for November, 2011

The Inner Process for Making a Judgment in Chinese Courts

Besides Civil procedure, a civil case trial will also be governed by inner regulations and rules of courts. Commonly these regulations or rules are neither written on paper nor opened to public, but they are important to any civil cases.
1. A court of first instance shall try civil cases by a collegial panel composed of both [...]

Published by admin on November 30th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Why growth trend of patent filings in China by Japanese companies maintained?

 
In recent years, the open Chinese market has become a target of competition among companies from all over the world. It can be observed clearly from the patent filings in China by foreign companies.   
The latest statistics show that Japanese companies ranked No.1 in patent filings in China, totaling 287,000 in the previous 9 months, up [...]

Published by admin on November 28th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Sanctions will be imposed for labeling “International Patent”

 
The Legislative Affairs Office of China’s State Council made public recently on its website the Regulations on Patent Marking Labeling (Draft) formulated by the State Intellectual Property Office to seek advice from various social sectors. The Draft made it clear that sanctions will be imposed for the labeling of “International Patent” on product, product package [...]

Published by admin on November 28th, 2011 tagged China News | Comment now »

People’s Daily Launches Comments on Patent Enforcement Cases

 
From the start of the special campaign to combat IPR infringement and selling counterfeit and shoddy goods deployed by the State Council in October of last year to the end of the first half year of 2011, law enforcement officials from the national IP system have been sent for 166, 000 man-times. They checked 2286, [...]

Published by admin on November 28th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Biggest Medicine Patent Licensing Case Closed Wei Er Man Obtained 4, 7 Million Yuan

 
The biggest medicine patent licensing case ended up with losing of the producer. A few days ago, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Committee (CIETAC) made its arbitral decision on this case and ordered the producer Shanghai Xin Xian Feng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Xin Xian Feng) to immediately cease to use [...]

Published by admin on November 28th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Total Object of Claim in the First Instance IP Litigation Reached Nearly 1.3 Billion RMB in the First Half Year of 2011

 
Learning from the Supreme People’s Court, the IP civil litigation trials newly received and concluded by the local courts nationwide has reached the numbers of 27,649 and 18,704 respectively, which increased by 35.72% and 45.72% than the same period of last year. The total objects of claim in the first instance IP litigation trial reached [...]

Published by admin on November 28th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

China-Based Domain Name Theft

Q1: How can we define “bad faith” domain name registration?
 
A1: For a domain name to be registered in “bad faith”, the registration must be made in accordance with the following conditions:
1) Domain names that intentionally contain a common typo, use the name of a prior registered trademark (whether inside or outside of China) or are [...]

Published by admin on November 22nd, 2011 tagged China News | Comment now »

Lehman Lee & Xu has won “The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2011” announced by LAWYER’S WORLD

Lehman Lee & Xu has won “The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards 2011” announced by LAWYER’S WORLD.
The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards exist to showcase those firms, who can really consider themselves as ‘Top Tier’ within a certain practice area, or practice areas, within a specific geographical location; And individuals, who truly are the most [...]

Published by admin on November 21st, 2011 tagged China News | Comment now »

Edward Lehman managing director of Lehman, Lee & Xu China, has been selected for the 11th consecutive time as the leading life sciences lawyer in the 11th edition of the PLC Life Sciences Law guide 2012

Edward Lehman managing director of Lehman, Lee & Xu China, has been selected for the 11th consecutive time as the leading life sciences lawyer in the 11th edition of the PLC Life Sciences Law guide 2012.   The guide is the most well known and respected in the life science law community and is one of [...]

Published by admin on November 10th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »

Attorney Agustín VELÁZQUEZ from AVAH Legal visits Lehman Lee & Xu

[Photo] Mr. Miguel Delgado (left), Mr. Blaine Grunewald (center), Mr. Agustin Velazquez (right) at Lehman Lee & Xu Shanghai office.
On November 9th of 2011, attorney Agustin Velazquez from AVAH Legal, a Mexican law firm, and Chinese trade specialist Miguel Delgado visited Lehman Lee & Xu’s Shanghai office. Due to the increase of Chinese outbound investment [...]

Published by admin on November 10th, 2011 tagged China News | 1 Comment »