China firmly opposes US tariffs on Chinese imports

China is strongly disappointed and firmly opposes the unilateral trade protectionist action introduced by the Trump administration against Chinese imports, said the Chinese Embassy in the United States on Thursday. "China does not want a trade war with anyone. But China is not afraid of and will not recoil from a trade war," said the embassy in a statement. "If a trade war were initiated by the United States, China would fight to the end to defend its own legitimate interests with all necessary measures," it added.

Strengthened IPR judicial protection helps promote international influence

Over the past five years, fruitful results have been achieved in the innovation-driven development. China has made substantial progress in strengthening IPR protection and utilization. The judicial protection of IPR is playing a key role in promoting the public entrepreneurship and mass innovation and maintaining a fair-competition market. To take into account the innovation-driven strategy and look forward the future of IPR judicial protection, China’s IPR adjudication work till focus on promotion of top-level design by formulating a series of targets. In an interview with Legal Daily, So…

Chinese patents to be valid in Cambodia: official

An application procedure for validating Chinese invention patents in Cambodia will be launched, an official said Friday. Chinese invention patents granted by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) since Jan. 22, 2003 will be eligible to take effect in Cambodia, said He Zhimin, vice director of SIPO at a press conference. In September 2017, China and Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding on intellectual property cooperation. Chinese patent holders may skip patent review procedures and directly make application to Cambodia's Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts. Once approved, …