Category Archives: IPR and Licensing

The Hutong view of the intellectual property issue in China

Setting the Stage for Chinese Innovation

Near People’s Square, Shanghai Skyline in Silhouette  0700 hrs.  Walking the floor at both CES in Las Vegas and Electronica China in Shanghai within a ten-week space provides one with a clear view of how far Chinese enterprise has come, … Continue reading

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Six Principles of Entrepreneurial IPR Protection in China

Hutong Forward Somewhere in San Francisco 0930 hrs.  The issue of intellectual property rights and their protection continues to bedevil the agenda between China and the rest of the world. Do Chinese companies cheat? Certainly many do. Does China have … Continue reading

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Congress, Huawei, and ZTE

In the Hutong Catching up post holiday 1108 hrs. If you have been following the news, you will have heard that a U.S. Congressional committee has issued a report urging U.S. firms not to do business with either Huawei or … Continue reading

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Debunking Counterfeit Myths: It Ain’t About China

In the HutongFiguring out WordPress1348 hrs. A thoughtful piece in BusinessWeek, “Debunking Common Myths About Counterfeits” suggests that our peceptions about counterfeits and China may be a little skewed: Another myth worth busting is the notion that China is responsible … Continue reading

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China, the WTO, and Censorship

In the Hutong Fighting the Hump Day Blues 1616 hrs. There is a movement afoot to build a case for filing a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization, alleging that China’s efforts to censor the Internet are in … Continue reading

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Ten Principles of Luxury Marketing in China

In the Hutong Do you use ice cream in coffee shakes? 1500 hrs. Before I do my deep-dive into the small shelf of books and articles on the PRC luxury goods industry that has been growing in my library, and … Continue reading

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IPR Protection: Beyond Law and Enforcement

In the Hutong Sore from power-walking 1635 hrs. In conducting my technology and intellectual property rights (IPR) panel with the Notre Dame Medoza b-school students last week, I realized in the midst of Eric Priest’s comments that the problem of … Continue reading

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