Intellectual Property


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US Charges Huawei With Stealing Trade Secrets, Bank Fraud

Jan. 29, 2019
Employees offered bonuses to steal rival tech, prosecutors say.
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Chinese Chipmaker to Appeal US Ban Over Alleged Secrets Theft

Jan. 25, 2019
Jinhua says in a statement it has abided by American laws.
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Cisco CEO Warns Higher Tariffs Will Force Companies to Cut R&D

Jan. 17, 2019
U.S. companies will end up absorbing the costs of higher tariffs, Chuck Robbins said.
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China Increases US Patent Holdings While IBM Keeps Top Spot

Jan. 8, 2019
Six of the top 10 recipients of patents are U.S. companies.

Taiwan Arrests Engineers Suspected of Leaking BASF Tech to China

Jan. 7, 2019
Police agency accuses Jiangyin Jianghua of bribing engineers.
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The Economy

EU Set to Tighten Rules on Foreign Investment to Fend Off China

Nov. 19, 2018
“All the world’s other powers have their own investment-screening systems. Only Europe doesn’t have such a tool.”
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Lego Wins Intellectual Property Lawsuit in China

Nov. 6, 2018
Guangzhou Yuexiu District Court court agreed with Lego that local companies had copied its building blocks and miniature figures under the LEPIN brand.
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The Economy

US Asks WTO to Investigate China Over Intellectual Property Rights

Oct. 19, 2018
China “appears to be breaking WTO rules by denying foreign patent holders, including U.S. companies, basic patent rights to stop a Chinese entity from using the technology after...
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Fiat Chrysler Seeks to Block Mahindra Jeep Look-Alike in US

Aug. 6, 2018
Fiat Chrysler says the Roxor infringes on Jeep characteristics and also threatens FCA with substantial injury as Roxors are underselling Jeeps.