He Zhimin Meets President of Nokia Technologies in Beijing

On January 8, He Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) met in Beijing with Ramzi Haidamus, President of Nokia Technologies at Nokia Corporation. They had in-depth discussions on issues of common interests, including IP management, patent license and essential patents in standard.

Online services pioneer enters the big league

Zhubajie and Witmart hit pay dirt by doing for creative services what Alibaba did in bringing together e-commerce buyers and sellers When a Chinese restaurant owner in California's Silicon Valley needs a logo or a menu design, he or she will probably log in to Zhubajie.com, China's largest platform for online creative services. After eight years of losses, Zhubajie is expected to turn profitable this year. Its current worth is estimated to be more than 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion; 1.4 billion euros). By the end of 2015, Zhubajie had about 15 million registered users and the annual tu…

Top justice vows further reform

Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC), said the new cross-regional court and the intellectual property rights courts have played an exemplary role in advancing the country’s judicial reform, which should be further deepened. China established the Shanghai No 3 Intermediate People’s Court in late 2014. It handles major government-related civil and commercial cases not only from Shanghai but from other regions as well, marking a judicial reform towards improving the independence of the court system. The country also launched specialized intellectual property rights courts …