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Intellectual Property

Look who's not invited

US President Barack Obama obviously hates WikiLeaks already and must be fuming at last week's leak of the draft of the chapter on intellectual property of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, which is a cornerstone of his foreign policy.

Thursday, 21 November, 2013, 2:38am 3 comments

Designer seeks compensation from HKRFU for Sevens passes artwork

A freelance designer who created the VIP passes for the Hong Kong Sevens for the past 10 years has accused the organisers of using her artwork without her permission in a bid to save money.

26 May 2013 - 8:18am

US urged to go on offence on China hacking to protect intellectual property

The 11-month study led by high-ranking former US officials said that theft of software and other US-developed products was costing the American economy more than US$300 billion each year – as much as the United States sells to Asia.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Alibaba and Beijing step up anti-counterfeiting drive

Alibaba Group, the mainland's largest e-commerce services provider, is tightening its focus on eliminating counterfeit merchandise across its online trading platforms with the help of five key government and law enforcement agencies.

24 Apr 2013 - 5:55am 1 comment

China needs to break the barriers to innovation

China's companies are taking to the world in leaps and bounds. But despite firms extending their reach with purchases and products, global Chinese brand recognition remains low. Part of that has to do with insufficient international experience and marketing, but much is also about a lack of innovation and creativity.

18 Apr 2013 - 3:18am 1 comment

China news round-up: Dandong denies halt to North Korea tourism, cargo traffic reported normal

North Korea163.com* Cross-border cargo traffic is reported to be normal.Southern Metropolis Daily*

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Style Check: one in the aisle for bridal fee

We hear about China's luxury market all the time, as all eyes are looking East. But things don't always run smooth when doing business on the mainland.

1 Apr 2013 - 10:13am

China's economic model has its roots in the West

Is the China model today's great ideological threat to the West? Yes, but only because many Chinese know nothing about Western economic history and many Westerners suffer from self-induced amnesia about how they got rich.

11 Mar 2013 - 3:19am 1 comment

Louis Vuitton demands compensation from Hong Kong hairdresser over patterned chair

Luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton is accusing the owner of a Shau Kei Wan hair salon of trademark infringement after he was found to have chairs covered in what appeared to be the French label’s trademarked check pattern, Apple Daily

7 Mar 2013 - 7:35pm

Talking points

Hong Kong elects its NPC delegates

19 Dec 2012 - 2:48am