31.03.2017 (comments: 0)

CBBC and ALIBABA Stakeholder’s roundtable meeting held in Hangzhou

tl_files/2017/2017 Year of Rooster.PNGAt a recent meeting between the China British Business Council and Online Platform Alibaba in Hangzhou recently, Mick Ryan sent this summary of the key points. For a full report of the meeting see here.

 

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14.03.2017 (comments: 0)

IPR Protection in Singapore for Contemporary Design Industry

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Underpinned by the efforts of the Singapore’s government to promote a shift to a high-tech creative economy in the industrial design and lifestyle sectors, Singapore is rapidly becoming a contemporary design hub, operating as a gateway to the whole Asian region. Being present in Singapore’s market, would also give European SMEs an easy access to the rest of Asia. 

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14.03.2017 (comments: 0)

IPR Protection in Indonesia for Contemporary Design Industry

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Indonesia’s contemporary design industry holds great potential for European SMEs, supported by government’s initiatives of further developing the industry. 

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14.03.2017 (comments: 0)

IP Case Study: Protecting Design and Innovation in China

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Innovative technology that is used in consumer products can be protected under invention or design patents in China, but this will not offer 100% protection against others illegally using the innovations in knock-off products, particularly while the patent is still pending.

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11.01.2017 (comments: 0)

Protecting your Design in Thailand

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Thailand and the EU: a background for SMEs

Thailand is the second largest economy in south-east Asia after Indonesia, acting as an ‘anchor economy’ for the neighbouring developing economies of Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia. Heavily export-dependent, with more than two-thirds of GDP generated by exported products, Thailand exports over EUR 93.5 billion worth of goods and services annually, over EUR 17 billion of which go to EU countries.

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02.11.2016 (comments: 0)

IPR Protection in China for the Creative Industries: Know Before You Go

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China's rapidly expanding consumer market creates both opportunities and challenges for European businesses in creative industries. Ideas and designs are the lifeblood of creative businesses and infringement can be particularly costly and damaging. 

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02.11.2016 (comments: 0)

How to Protect the Interior Design of Shops in China

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When Brent Hoberman, founder of online interior design and furniture store Mydeco.com, made a trip to China one man was particularly keen to meet him. When they met, the man explained that he wanted to launch a web business but had no idea how to do it until he found Mydeco.com and copied it. He only wished to express his appreciation personally to Mr Hoberman.

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21.10.2016 (comments: 0)

CBBC Launches Innovation and Joint R&D in China Toolkit

tl_files/2016/Report Front Cover.jpgThe China-Britain Business Council and Rouse have partnered to publish a toolkit on ‘Innovation and Joint R&D in China’ to assist UK companies to navigate Intellectual Property (IP) issues in the China market. The Innovation and Joint R&D in China Toolkit is an IP guide relevant for UK businesses, universities and start-ups exploring China.

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20.10.2016 (comments: 0)

China IP Group - Autumn 2016

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ACID Visit to China. Along with representatives from ITMA and CIPA, Dids Macdonald of ACID was invited to join the 10-strong IP Minister’s delegation to China recently. During the week’s trip to Hong Kong, Shenzen and Beijing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between Tencent Holdings Limited (Tencent), the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), and the International Publishers Copyright.

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20.10.2016

CHINA IP DELEGATION AND VISIT AUGUST 2016

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ACID would like to thank the Government, UKIPO and British Embassy in Beijing for the invitation to be included in the UK delegation to China in August 2016 and we look forward to continuing positive dialogue and the opportunity to contributing to further bilateral collaboration.

 

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