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·Education authority releases patent applications and grants of 100 universities
On its official site, Science & Technology Development Center of the Ministry of Education lately publicized three kinds of data, namely, patent applications and grants of 100 universities, valid patent amount and patent grants in 2008 of 100 universities, and the amount of patent grants of all universities in China from 1985 to 2008.·HK lays firm foundation in biotechnology and nanotechnology
Hong Kong had laid a firm foundation for developing biotechnology and nanotechnology in the years to come, Hong Kong official said here Monday.
·UNESCO chief highlights challenges facing world heritage sites SEVILLE, Spain -- A senior official with UNESCO (Unite Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) highlighted here on Monday challenges facing world heritage sites and their protection.
·China to establish CMMB industry alliance for intellectual property right protect
China will establish an industry alliance for its self-developed mobile TV standard CMMB (China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting), and plan to intensify the intellectual property right protection by means of CMMB patent pool, revealed an industrial insider.
·Misuse of well-known trademarks to be controlled·China honors "TCM masters" to pass on ancient medical heritage
·Shanghai Expo emblem protected by trademark lawChina IP Articles
·The First Anti–Monopoly Slash on Coca-Cola(Issue 29 By Doris Li)
On March 18, 2009, the Chinese government rejected Coca-Cola’s USD2.4 billion bid for Huiyuan Juice Group Limited because it would violate the anti-monopoly law. The news not only quashed the hopes of Huiyuan’s Chairman Zhu Xinli to “raise the company like a son, but sell it like a pig,” but also caused a stir at home and abroad.
·“An Enterprise Should Have Its Own IP Team”— An interview with Wang Longxia, Representative of the NPC On March 13, 2009, the 2nd Session of the 11th National People’s Congress (NPC) recessed in Beijing. Nearly 3,000 representatives were present at the session. Their motions and proposals attracted wide attention from all parties.
·Microsoft sues another computer vendor in Zhongguancun
·Shanghai: KTV royalties sought