How a Trademark Case Helps Illuminate China’s NEW Patent Rules

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中国从2月5日起降低所有银行的存款准备金率的措施会让更多现金注入银行体系,从而有助于重振经济。另一项可能有助于改善中国经济但似乎很少引起法律界以外的关注的措施是中国发布了新修订的专利法实施细则。如果有效实施,这些新修订的规则有可能加强中国的专利保护机制,使中国对外国投资者而言更具吸引力。Read more

How a Trademark Case Helps Illuminate China’s NEW Patent Rules

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China’s reduction of the reserve requirement ratio for all banks beginning from February 5 is expected to help revive the economy by injecting more cash into the banking system. Another measure that is likely to help improve China’s economy but seems to have drawn little attention outside the legal community is the release of a set of revised rules to implement China’s Patent Law. If applied effectively, these revised rules have the potential to strengthen China’s patent protection mechanism, making the country more appealing to foreign investors.Read more

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本期丝络谈™每月通讯《丝络速递™》涵盖的内容包括:(1)台湾第三政党民众党如何从上周六的选举中获得有影响力的地位,使其领导人柯文哲有可能与北京进行重要对话;(2)鲜为人知的美中高科技合作,让人们对两国可能在 2024 年共同取得更多成就感到乐观。Read more

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This issue of SinoExpress™, a monthly newsletter of SINOTALKS®, covers how Taiwan’s third party, i.e., the Taiwan People’s Party, has secured from last Saturday’s election an influential position that may empower its leader, KO Wen-je, to have important dialogues with Beijing. The issue also highlights little known U.S.-China high-tech collaborations, which evoke optimism that the two countries may be able to accomplish more together in 2024.Read more

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China has signed memoranda of cooperation with Laos, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan to establish RMB clearing arrangements for handling cross-border transactions between China and these countries. Are other countries likely to follow suit and establish RMB clearing arrangements to strengthen their economic relations with China?
中国与老挝、哈萨克斯坦、巴基斯坦等国签署合作备忘录,为处理中国与这些国家的跨境交易建立人民币清算安排。其他国家是否会仿效建立人民币清算安排,以加强与中国的经济关系?Read more

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中国和以色列据报已加快了双方期待已久的自由贸易协定的谈判进程。这加强了人们对该协定在 2022 年底前达成以纪念两国建交 30 周年的期望。中国基础设施跨国企业在以色列市场长达十年的活动提供了哪些经验教训?Read more

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中国提出了通过“加快建设数字经济、数字社会、数字政府”等工作来建设“数字中国”的目标。“数字政府”在这些数字举措中的作用一直不明确,直到有关该主题的重要文件于2022年6月发布时,这一点才变得清晰。该文件亦让人瞥见,在即将召开的中共二十大会议闭幕后,中国新一届领导层领航中国时很可能会继续采取的发展方向。Read more

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China and Israel have reportedly accelerated negotiations on their long-anticipated free trade agreement (“FTA”), raising hopes that the FTA may come to fruition by the end of 2022 to mark the 30th anniversary of the two countries’ relations. What lessons can be learned from the decade-long activity of Chinese multinational corporations specializing in infrastructure projects in the Israeli market?Read more

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China has set a goal to construct “digital China” by, inter alia, “accelerating the construction of a digital economy, a digital society, and a digital government”. The role of China’s “digital government” in these digital initiatives was not clear until a significant document on the topic was issued in June 2022. The document further provides a glimpse of the direction that the new Chinese leadership will likely continue when they are at the helm after the conclusion of the forthcoming Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress.Read more

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The Regulation of Shanghai Municipality on Promoting the Development of Artificial Intelligence Industries regulates a wide range of activities related to artificial intelligence. This broad coverage and the incentive measures will likely attract more foreign capital and talent to Shanghai.

《上海市促进人工智能产业发展条例》规范了很多与人工智能相关的活动。这种广泛的覆盖面和所有激励措施,可能会吸引更多的外国资本和人才到上海。Read more

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Following the release of an ambitious Metaverse action plan, Shanghai took the lead to pass a regulation on the promotion of the city’s artificial intelligence industries. Will the regulation, together with China’s foreign investment catalogue, drive more capital and talent to this prominent Chinese city?Read more

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Since late 2021, China has been pushing the development of the Metaverse and expressing its keen interest in joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, which was signed by Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore in June 2020. These efforts and their latest developments, together with President XI Jinping’s current visit to Central Asia, help show China’s strategic preparations for the future.Read more

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A wave of Metaverse heat has been spreading across China. Governments in many cities in China have rolled out their action plans to push the development of the Metaverse. What actions have technological companies in China taken to seize these opportunities? How can foreign parties ride this Metaverse heat wave to optimize their gains in China?

一波元宇宙热浪正在中国蔓延开来。中国很多城市的政府都推出了推动元宇宙发展的行动计划。中国的科技公司采取了哪些行动来抓住这些机遇?外方可以如何乘着这热浪增加其在中国的收益?Read more