The Asian Patent Lawyer's Annual 2018 has been published. Our patent attorney Erik Goussev has written an article about how to best protect IP rights in the Russia-Eurasia region.
The official trademark fees in China have been reduced by 50% as of 1 April 2017. The fee reductions relate to trademark application fees, renewal fees, fees for a change of name, assignments and license agreements, and opposition and cancellation fees.
Back in 2010, the Chinese Government made a projection that by 2015 more than 1 million invention patents would be filed annually in China.
The Finnish media recently carried the story of a Chinese company that had registered the Minna Parikka brand name in China
Starting from 21 June 2012, .asia domain names in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will be available on a first come, first served basis.
Our Frequently Asked Questions brochure on Russian patents has been published now also in Chinese.