Alibaba Revises Taobao IPR Enforcement System



Carrying on with the theme from the China IPR SME Helpdesk’s last blog post on e-commerce brand protection, Alibaba Group have made revisions to Taobao’s enforcement policies which took effect last month.

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E-commerce Law in the works


creative picture3The internet has become a popular and easy channel for product distribution around the world. It has created a marketplace of more than half a billion users in China, more than a third of the world’s total online population, and is still expanding. Apart from being a forum for legitimate vendors and original products, the internet is also used by businesses as a platform for the distribution of counterfeit goods which infringe intellectual property rights (IPR).

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First Singapore Patent Recognized in Cambodia


shutterstock_56485213Last month marks the first Singapore patent to be granted by Cambodia after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH) in January.

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Happy World Intellectual Property Day



World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April, also known as World IP Day, though unfortunately not recognised as a national holiday (yet), there are still a number of events and activities happening worldwide to mark the occasion.

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