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China recognizes blockchain evidence, even while expanding cryptocurrency ban

 
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    China recognizes blockchain evidence, even while expanding cryptocurrency ban

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    Even as China expands its widespread ban on cryptocurrencies, the country is embracing the blockchain technology that powers cryptocurrencies, with the Supreme People’s Court this week recognizing the use of blockchain evidence in legal disputes. Blockchain technology Blockchain technology was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 to serve as the...
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    Internet the focus of revised Law Against Unfair Competition

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    As reported by The Supreme People’s Court, legal professionals have welcomed revisions to China’s Law Against Unfair Competition that aim to tackle the growing number of lawsuits related to the Internet and smartphone apps. Law Against Unfair Competition The Law Against Unfair Competition of The People’s Republic of China first...
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    Cyberspace court approved for online piracy and e-commerce disputes

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    As reported by The Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China, this month a new cyberspace court was approved by central government to handle the soaring number of online piracy and e-commerce disputes. Cyberspace court The Supreme People’s Court set up the new cyberspace court in April 2017...
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    China launches National Intellectual Property (IP) Publicity Week

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    As reported by the China’s official Xinhua News Agency, the country launched a week of national campaigns to raise awareness of protection of intellectual property rights (IPR). National IP Publicity Week 2017 “The campaign, jointly organized by 23 agencies, will feature events across the country, including press conferences, forums, lectures...
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    Beijing launches new intellectual property mediation center

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    As reported by the official China Daily news agency, a new legal center for mediating intellectual property (IP) disputes opened this week in Beijing. “The center, jointly operated by the China Law Society’s Chinese Law Counseling Center and the Intellectual Property Law Association, will seek to improve the country’s IP...
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    China initiates anti-piracy campaign “Sword Net 2016”

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    As reported by State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), China earlier this month initiated a new, nation-wide, inter-agency anti-piracy campaign. “On July 12, China’s National Copyright Administration, the State Internet Information Office, the Ministry of Industry and information and the Ministry of Public Security jointly initiated a special campaign “Sword Net...
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    Chinese firm buys iconic image portfolio

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    An affiliate of Visual China Group (VCG) (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 000681.SZ) last week purchased millions of photos and videos from Corbis, an image licensing company founded and owned by Bill Gates. Press release: January 22,2016-(Los Angeles,CA,and Beijing,China)-Corbis and Visual China Group (“VCG”; Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 000681.SZ) today jointly announced that...

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