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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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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How To Protect Trade Secrets when Meeting Potential Partners



Trade secrets are a valuable and highly useful form of intellectual property right and Coca-Cola is testament to this. They are the global leader in the beverage industry, and it is no wonder that the secret for the formula of the most popular soft drink in America is valued at millions of dollars.
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