Mar

21

US IP Law Firm-Finnegan's Visiting to C&H

Brett Heavner and Yin Fei, senior partners from Finnegan, USA, visited C&H on March 8th 2017. They are highly welcomed by Mars Zhang (Founder of C&H), Anthea Lee(Director) and Tammy Liu (Head of Patent Dept.). They had a deep discussion in the field of Intellectual Property protection in China and United States.


IP protection issues in the US market of many Chinese enterprises has been a common concern for both parties, especially IP disputes during the commercial activities. Finnegan has very rich experiences in this field and provided valuable opinions and suggestions during the communications.

 

Then, two parties discussed current situation of IP protection in Chinese market. Finnegan pays much attention to the issues such like trademark applications filed in bad faith, trademark and patent infringement and counterfeiting. C&H has provided their opinions and advice on these matters on which C&H accumulated rich experience.


Finnegan is one of the biggest intellectual property law firm in the world, who are rated as the best United States IP Office with high reputation. Meanwhile, C&H is an IP law firm in China with high expertise and has now ranked as top 20 IP firm after 13 years’ efforts.

 

After this meeting, Finnegan and C&H have strong confidence with the future cooperation and more chances to exchange ideas.

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Nov

24

The 6th China IP International Annual Forum Successfully Concluded, Internationalization Becomes the Highlight

The 6th China IP International Annual Forum&2016 Annual Conference of In-house IP Managers in China, jointly organized by China IP Magazine, China Daily IPR Channel and Hurrymedia Co., Limited was successfully held in Beijing from January 23 to 24, 2016.


Themed with “IP Route and Strategy: Internationalization of Chinese Enterprises” the 6th China IP InternationalAnnual Forum lasted for two full days, with a training program on the second day. It has invited distinguished guests and speakers including government officials, scholars, in-house IP managers, lawyers, practitioners from IP service agencies worldwide and had attracted approximately 400 IP practitioners.


Aug.10 (China Daily) -- A new representative office of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, or IPOS, in the Pearl River Delta will help link more Singaporean IP service providers with the growing number of Chinese innovation companies, especially those in the technology sector, according to industry insiders.


"As more companies from the Delta bring their innovations to the world, IPOS' first representative office in China will help them link with Singaporean IP service providers, to help them protect and manage their innovations in Southeast Asia and beyond," said Ong Ye Kung, Singapore's acting minister for education and senior minister of state for the Ministry of Defense.


IPOS, a statutory board under the Ministry of Law of Singapore, announced in late May plans to establish its first overseas representative office in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, Guangdong province.


"The knowledge city is an important flagship project that aims to become an innovation zone and catalyst for the economic transformation of Guangdong, a testing ground for China's process of reform and opening-up since the 1980s," said Ong, who is also the co-chairman of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council.


The representative office is currently undergoing approval procedures administered by the authorities in both China and Singapore, according to Ng KokSiong, chief executive officer of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co Ltd.


Ng said that the office will become an important platform for the protection of international intellectual properties.


"Chinese companies will be able to enter overseas markets, and especially those in Southeast Asia, much more rapidly if their intellectual properties and copyrights are registered in Singapore," said Ng.


He added that China's burgeoning IP-intensive economy, fueled by the country's incentive-driven policies in innovation and technology, will benefit Singaporean intellectual property service providers.


According to a report by the State Intellectual Property Office of China, more than 1.1 million patent applications were recorded in China last year, an 18 percent year-on-year growth rate from a year earlier.


"In addition, the representative office will work to make it easier for foreign companies to enter the Chinese market through a range of service provisions, including the protection of overseas intellectual properties," said Ng.


Lin Guanghai, deputy chief judge of Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court, said the representative office will ensure that bilateral intellectual property cooperation between Singapore and China is deepened.


"It will contribute to the development of a joint IP demonstration zone, increase bilateral exchanges and attract IP service providers to locate in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City," said Lin. 


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Nov

24

The 7th Patent Information Annual Conference of China Held in Beijing

From September 19 to 20, the 7th Patent Information Annual Conference of China, with the theme of "Patent Operation to Boost Supply-side Structural Reform," was successfully held in Beijing. Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) ShenChangyu and related officials attended and addressed the opening ceremony. ShenChangyu pointed out that, as intellectual property (IP) played a significant role in providing institutional and technological supplies to the supply-side structural reform, it is important that intellectual property rights (IPR) be protected, patent operation be promoted and to transform more patents into practical productive forces as to advance the innovative development of economy.


Also attending the conference were Party member of the SIPO Xiao Xingwei, Vice-governor of the people’s government of Guangdong Province LanFoan, President of the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited MengFengchao and Deputy Commissioner of the SIPO He Zhimin. LanFoan, MengFengchao and He Zhimin delivered keynote speeches concerning the construction of IP-competent province, protection of IPR and international cooperation of IPR against the background of supply-side structural reform.


The annual conference, which lasted for two days, attracted participants from domestic and foreign governmental organizations, famous enterprises and IP experts. More than 4000 representatives from the SIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), the Japanese Patent Office (JPO), patent offices around the country, IP-related enterprises and public institutions and overseas patent information service agencies gathered at the conference to conduct in-depth discussion on the innovation of patent operation, IP and entrepreneurship, open innovation and enterprises' IP management, strengthening IPR protection and exploitation of IP big data and patent information.


Since first hosted by the Intellectual Property Publishing House Co., Ltd. in 2010, the Patent Information Annual Conference of China has been successfully held for seven years. It has become a major and influential platform for IP cooperation and communication within and outside China.



Source: China IP News


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Mar

21

US IP Law Firm-Finnegan's Visiting to C&H

Brett Heavner and Yin Fei, senior partners from Finnegan, USA, visited C&H on March 8th 2017. They are highly welcomed by Mars Zhang (Founder of C&H), Anthea Lee(Director) and Tammy Liu (Head of Patent Dept.). They had a deep discussion in the field of Intellectual Property protection in China and United States.


IP protection issues in the US market of many Chinese enterprises has been a common concern for both parties, especially IP disputes during the commercial activities. Finnegan has very rich experiences in this field and provided valuable opinions and suggestions during the communications.

 

Then, two parties discussed current situation of IP protection in Chinese market. Finnegan pays much attention to the issues such like trademark applications filed in bad faith, trademark and patent infringement and counterfeiting. C&H has provided their opinions and advice on these matters on which C&H accumulated rich experience.


Finnegan is one of the biggest intellectual property law firm in the world, who are rated as the best United States IP Office with high reputation. Meanwhile, C&H is an IP law firm in China with high expertise and has now ranked as top 20 IP firm after 13 years’ efforts.

 

After this meeting, Finnegan and C&H have strong confidence with the future cooperation and more chances to exchange ideas.

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Sep

12

C&H third years of the Ninghua group for intellectual property related training

on July 8th, by Ninghua Group Limited company invite, our general manager Mars Zhang and Wang Jianhua came to represent the senior patent are located in Jiangxia Street office headquarters, more than and 10 employees of the company are important training related to intellectual property rights.


Training from the beginning of 2 pm, a total of more than 2 hours. Zhang from the basic theory of intellectual property rights of the entry, elaborated the intellectual property rights has a kind of positive value and significance, involving the import and export company for a company especially, he is difficult knowledge of trademark and patent, do a more detailed professional interpretation.


In the final scene of the question and answer session, patent Commissioner Wang Jianhua also joined them, answered a wide variety of Ninghua employees from the patent knowledge related questions. Live a good learning atmosphere, Teaching benefits teachers as well as students. each harvest.


This is the Secretary for the third years of the Ninghua group to carry out related training. Zhang said: after the attention of intellectual property strategy has been more and more Chinese enterprises, this is both for relying on intellectual property marketing company, or the intellectual property agency services in general, is a kind of encouragement and promotion.


International intellectual property agency is willing to provide more medium and small sized companies to provide intellectual property related training, create a better tomorrow of the value of wisdom.

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Nov

24

The 6th China IP International Annual Forum Successfully Concluded, Internationalization Becomes the Highlight

The 6th China IP International Annual Forum&2016 Annual Conference of In-house IP Managers in China, jointly organized by China IP Magazine, China Daily IPR Channel and Hurrymedia Co., Limited was successfully held in Beijing from January 23 to 24, 2016.


Themed with “IP Route and Strategy: Internationalization of Chinese Enterprises” the 6th China IP InternationalAnnual Forum lasted for two full days, with a training program on the second day. It has invited distinguished guests and speakers including government officials, scholars, in-house IP managers, lawyers, practitioners from IP service agencies worldwide and had attracted approximately 400 IP practitioners.


Aug.10 (China Daily) -- A new representative office of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, or IPOS, in the Pearl River Delta will help link more Singaporean IP service providers with the growing number of Chinese innovation companies, especially those in the technology sector, according to industry insiders.


"As more companies from the Delta bring their innovations to the world, IPOS' first representative office in China will help them link with Singaporean IP service providers, to help them protect and manage their innovations in Southeast Asia and beyond," said Ong Ye Kung, Singapore's acting minister for education and senior minister of state for the Ministry of Defense.


IPOS, a statutory board under the Ministry of Law of Singapore, announced in late May plans to establish its first overseas representative office in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, Guangdong province.


"The knowledge city is an important flagship project that aims to become an innovation zone and catalyst for the economic transformation of Guangdong, a testing ground for China's process of reform and opening-up since the 1980s," said Ong, who is also the co-chairman of the Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council.


The representative office is currently undergoing approval procedures administered by the authorities in both China and Singapore, according to Ng KokSiong, chief executive officer of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co Ltd.


Ng said that the office will become an important platform for the protection of international intellectual properties.


"Chinese companies will be able to enter overseas markets, and especially those in Southeast Asia, much more rapidly if their intellectual properties and copyrights are registered in Singapore," said Ng.


He added that China's burgeoning IP-intensive economy, fueled by the country's incentive-driven policies in innovation and technology, will benefit Singaporean intellectual property service providers.


According to a report by the State Intellectual Property Office of China, more than 1.1 million patent applications were recorded in China last year, an 18 percent year-on-year growth rate from a year earlier.


"In addition, the representative office will work to make it easier for foreign companies to enter the Chinese market through a range of service provisions, including the protection of overseas intellectual properties," said Ng.


Lin Guanghai, deputy chief judge of Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court, said the representative office will ensure that bilateral intellectual property cooperation between Singapore and China is deepened.


"It will contribute to the development of a joint IP demonstration zone, increase bilateral exchanges and attract IP service providers to locate in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City," said Lin. 


2016-08-10

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Nov

24

The 7th Patent Information Annual Conference of China Held in Beijing

From September 19 to 20, the 7th Patent Information Annual Conference of China, with the theme of "Patent Operation to Boost Supply-side Structural Reform," was successfully held in Beijing. Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) ShenChangyu and related officials attended and addressed the opening ceremony. ShenChangyu pointed out that, as intellectual property (IP) played a significant role in providing institutional and technological supplies to the supply-side structural reform, it is important that intellectual property rights (IPR) be protected, patent operation be promoted and to transform more patents into practical productive forces as to advance the innovative development of economy.


Also attending the conference were Party member of the SIPO Xiao Xingwei, Vice-governor of the people’s government of Guangdong Province LanFoan, President of the China Railway Construction Corporation Limited MengFengchao and Deputy Commissioner of the SIPO He Zhimin. LanFoan, MengFengchao and He Zhimin delivered keynote speeches concerning the construction of IP-competent province, protection of IPR and international cooperation of IPR against the background of supply-side structural reform.


The annual conference, which lasted for two days, attracted participants from domestic and foreign governmental organizations, famous enterprises and IP experts. More than 4000 representatives from the SIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), the Japanese Patent Office (JPO), patent offices around the country, IP-related enterprises and public institutions and overseas patent information service agencies gathered at the conference to conduct in-depth discussion on the innovation of patent operation, IP and entrepreneurship, open innovation and enterprises' IP management, strengthening IPR protection and exploitation of IP big data and patent information.


Since first hosted by the Intellectual Property Publishing House Co., Ltd. in 2010, the Patent Information Annual Conference of China has been successfully held for seven years. It has become a major and influential platform for IP cooperation and communication within and outside China.



Source: China IP News


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Sep

12

Shaping Huami as king of wearables

The Hefei, Anhui-based wearable gadget maker is looking at 1.5b yuan in revenue thisyear, up 50 percent Wearing a Xiaomi wrist band on his left hand and an Amazfit smartwatch on the right, HuangWang proposed a toast to his business partners during an evening banquet on Aug 30 after heannounced the launch of the smartwatch in the afternoon. "


The Xiaomi band reminds us of the success and glory we have achieved, while the smartwatchrepresents our ambitions for the future," said Huang, chief executive officer of Anhui HuamiInformation Technology Co Ltd. As Huang admits, people who know the firm are not as many as those who know the Xiaomiband, or the Mi band. Under the Xiaomi brand, Huami had sold more than 20 million fitness-tracking wristbands byJune, ranking No 2 in the smart wearable sector globally. Huami is second only to the UnitedStates rival Fitbit Inc, the world's largest manufacturer of wearable fitness gadgets, in terms oftotal shipments. 


On Huami's product catalog is also the Xiaomi smart weight. Huami reported a total sales revenue of 1 billion yuan ($151.5 million) in 2015, while the numberfor this year is expected to hit 1.5 billion yuan. The company headquartered in Hefei, capital city of east China's Anhui province, wasestablished in January 2014 and was financed by Xiaomi Corp, a leading electronics andsmartphone maker in China, and Shunwei Capital Partners. The Xiaomi band was rolled out inAugust 2014.


In December of that year, Banyan Capital, Sequoia Capital and Morningside Ventures injectedanother $35 million into Huami. Huang said the company is now planning its third round offinancing, with the firm's valuation hitting $800 million.


After exchanging some congratulations and thanks with the guests at the banquet, who weregovernment officials, investors and media reporters, Huang went back to the table of hiscolleagues. "I should stay with them on this big day."


Though Huami was named one of the 50 fastest-growing tech companies in China by Forbes atthe end of 2015, Huang said he actually has spent more than 18 years to achieve what he has got.


Born in 1975, Huang graduated in 1997 from the University of Science and Technology of China,which is based in Hefei. He majored in microelectronics and was recruited by the Shenzhen-based global technology giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.


After joining the company, Huang participated in the founding of a joint R&D center by Huaweiand Motorola, a global telecommunications giant then, until 1998, when Huang quit the job andreturned to Hefei to start his own business.


"It was the experience in Huawei that gave me some basic ideas of how to run a company of myown," said Huang, who has founded four companies in the last 18 years.


The first company was focused on embedded development tools based on the Linux system. "Through cooperation with Motorola's chip development department, our technology was appliedin the Motorola mobile phones globally," said Huang.


In 2009, Huang founded Hefei Huaheng Electronics Technology Ltd, which was focused on atablet personal computer brand and a smartwatch brand.


"At that time, Apple Inc hadn't launched the iPad products yet and our products had been veryprofitable until around 2012, when the whole tablet personal computer business started to declinesharply, including the iPad, partly because smartphones began getting bigger," said Huang,whose company had also developed a smartwatch by 2013.


"To start with the tablet computer or smartwatch would be too risky. Back then, we didn't haveenough feedback from the consumers for the much more sophisticated products, while a fitnessband is much easier and has a much lower cost," said Huang.
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