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Chinese companies seek IP insurance for safe global expansion

China’s Jiangsu province-based Wuxi Little Swan Co., Ltd. (小天鹅电器有限公司), a wholly-owned subsidiary of electrical appliance manufacturer Midea Group, on May 10 bought an insurance policy provided by China’s largest non-life insurer PICC Property and Casualty Company Ltd. (PICC P&C) to cover losses

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC wins trade secret case against ex-employee

China’s No. 3 Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin Municipality in March ruled in favor of IHC Dredging Technology (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (艾曲西疏浚技术装备(天津)有限公司), Royal IHC’s Chinese unit, in an action brought by it against its ex-employee Zhao for misappropriating its trade secrets. The defendant was se

China launches national pilot scheme of innovative trade secret protection

​China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on March 7 announced a national pilot scheme of innovative trade secret protection on its official website.

Zhejiang releases 8 exemplary trade secret cases of 2020 and 2021

China’s Zhejiang High People’s Court in late December released a list of 8 representative cases of trade secret misappropriation of 2020 and 2021.

$25 mln trade secret case listed among SPC’s top 10 cases of 2021

The People’s Court Daily (人民法院报), owned by China’s Supreme People’s Court, on January 5 released its annual list of top 10 cases to highlight the most representative disputes China’s judicial system composed of people’s courts of different levels have adjudicated in 2021. The Jia