Much needs to be done if Hong Kong is to become a regional intellectual property trading centre, and stakeholders should make their voices heard to ensure proposed legislation gets the balance right.
The Chinese telecommunications giant has inked a new deal with Ericsson that gives each party the right to use the other’s 3G, 4G and 5G technologies in network gear and consumer devices, in the latest effort by the Shenzhen-based firm to turn its patents into money.
Huawei launched a website showing rates for some of its most important communications technologies, as it seeks to greater leverage its huge patent pool to weather US sanctions.
Chinese officials have proposed to update its Trademark Law in an attempt to improve intellectual property protection, especially for foreign companies and brands, with China eager to attract foreign investment amid its slowing economy.
Microprocessor benchmark testing on the Geekbench platform found that Powerleader’s Powerstar chips were identical to Intel’s Core i3-10105 Comet Lake central processing unit.
China’s growing demand for chips used in electric vehicles, servers in data centres and artificial intelligence applications provides a vast opportunity for RISC-V processors to flourish.
The Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court ruled that mainland Chinese writer Yang Zhi’s 2002 novel There They Were constituted copyright infringement and unfair competition.
The legal actions represent the Chinese tech company’s first salvo against Samsung, which had instigated a trade dispute in the US last year.
The termination of the US Justice Department’s China Initiative has not alleviated concerns in the Asian-American community that they are being racially profiled, conference panellists say.
Speculation has been rife about Huawei’s development of a new semiconductor packaging technology that can achieve 7-nanometre performance for chips.
But the cost of innovation also increased significantly in China because of tech bans imposed by the US government.
Washington’s updated list comes as economic ties between the superpowers remain strained, and as America has ramped up its tech-containment efforts targeting China.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the company’s IP team earlier this year to step up efforts to turn its vast pool of patents into revenue.
Franklin Tao’s three convictions for wire fraud were thrown out, leaving only one for making a false statement; the case was part of the US Justice Department’s now-defunct China Initiative.
The campaign targets offences involving NFTs based on art, cartoons, music, video games, films and TV shows, the National Copyright Administration said.
The Chinese Basketball Association is demanding US$60.12 million in legal compensation from Bilibili for the unauthorised streaming of games during the league’s 2019-2020 season.
Readers discuss how Hong Kong can spearhead the creation and management of platforms to enforce and license the large volumes of China-sourced IP, and the advantages the city has for those with enough entrepreneurial spirit to grab them.
Technology champions like Huawei are driving Chinese patent applications and the nation’s transformation into an innovative economy. Hong Kong can help shape an intellectual property system of international standards for the Greater Bay Area.
The legal action reflects more signs of trouble for merchants belonging to the ‘made in China, sold on Amazon’ community.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says it is ‘within the realm of the possible’ that deals are reached at World Trade Organization’s MC12 next week.
Most premium Android smartphones in the global market use licensed 4G and 5G mobile technologies from Huawei.
The government-affiliated China Association for Science and Technology plans to add 50 new academic journals to be published in the country.
Concerns raised about Chinese-developed GreatDB reflect growing geopolitical tensions and fresh calls on the mainland to step up replacement of foreign technologies with home-grown products.
Audi blamed the copyright infringement on a ‘lack of supervision and lax review’ of the M&C Saatchi-led campaign.
The court decided that the platform failed to check whether the user who created the NFT was the rightful owner of the artwork.
The struggling Chinese telecoms giant has filed a patent application on the mainland for a semiconductor packaging innovation that could help lower the cost of chip manufacturing.
The increased collaboration is expected to bolster the EU’s efforts to control technology transfers related to semiconductors and other hi-tech advances to China.
Bored Wukong’s creator denies the accusations, invoking examples of celebrities who look alike.
UN agency chief says designers will be able to safeguard their work inside and outside the country.