Category China & India

Trade Secret Theft in China

“China national charged with stealing trade secrets” – U.S. Justice Department “Chinese battery expert is charged with stealing trade secrets from US employer, as he prepared to join mainland firm” – South China Morning Post “US charges Chinese companies with…

European companies approach to IP

The Economist Intelligence Unit – sponsored by Qualcomm – published 5 years ago, in 2007, a White Paper on how European companies approach IP and more importantly, how they value Intellectual Property Management. Based on interviews and surveys of major…

China drafts all-out national standards IPR policy

China’s standard setting organization (Standardization Administration of China, or SAC) posted a draft new patent regulation (“Regulations for the Administration of the Formulation and Revision of Patent-Involving National Standards (Interim) (Exposure Draft)”. Industry concerns, mostly from outside China have been…

Invent, invent, invent

“Invent, Invent, Invent” is today’s op-ed column of Thomas L. Friedman in the New York Times. Can’t be more true. Monday Note gives an interesting overview of the inventions made during recession times: 1975, in the middle of a recession,…

IP Shift Happens

The “Did You Know” video clip created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod, on globalization and the information age, got massive attention in blogs and on YouTube. The reason, I guess , is that old-school thinking must make…

Innovation and IP mandarins

How can innovation and IP contribute to weather Europe through a severe economic downturn? China, and other Asian countries will not sit on their hands while developing high tech industries to fight recession and to keep up economic activity and…

Patent trends in China

Evalueserve commented on our earlier blog “Europe’s Patent Demise” which appeared on the former blog website. As we moved to the IPEG website (from Blogger) it is worth mentioning the comments of Evalueserve and its white paper on China Patent…