Intellectual Property

China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

Jan 18, 2018

China has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Jan 11, 2018

A Chinese court says tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung

Lego wins first China copyright case against imitators

Dec 7, 2017

Danish toy maker Lego says it has won a major legal victory in China, where a court ruled in its favor in a copyright case against companies making knockoffs of its famous colored bricks

Commerce chief: US to tackle 'bigger' China trade issues

Sep 27, 2017

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the Trump administration's priorities as it prepares to tackle "bigger" and "more difficult" trade issues with China are better market access, less protectionism and protecting intellectual property rights

China announces trade secrets crackdown to assure investors

Sep 20, 2017

China has announced a crackdown on violations of patents and trade secrets in an effort to mollify foreign companies ahead of a possible visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump

China appeals to Trump to avoid 'trade war'

Aug 14, 2017

China has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump to avoid a "trade war" ahead of what the White House says is a possible announcement of an investigation into whether China is stealing U.S. technology

Trump company applies for casino trademark in Macau

Aug 7, 2017

A Trump Organization company applied for four new trademarks, including one for casinos, in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, where casino licenses come up for renewal beginning in 2020

Senate Democrats ask Trump for answers on China trademarks

May 31, 2017

China has granted U.S. President Donald Trump 40 trademarks since his inauguration. Senate Democrats are asking in a letter Tuesday whether he received any special treatment, which they say could put him in violation of the U.S. Constitution

On Trump trademarks, China says it treats applicants equally

Mar 10, 2017

A top Chinese regulator says China assesses all applications for trademarks equally, including those submitted by now-President Donald Trump

China says it followed law in approving 38 Trump trademarks

Mar 10, 2017

China is defending its handling of 38 trademarks it recently approved provisionally for President Donald Trump, saying it followed the law in processing the applications at a pace that some experts view as unusually quick

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