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North American Company is Successfully Using China's IPR Laws

China Daily is reporting that Microsoft successfully sues an intellectual property rights infringer in a Shanghai Court.  The report indicates that Daxhong Insurance has been ordered to pay Microsoft 2.17 yuan ($317,900) as compensation for using pirated software.  Last year, Microsoft was successful in another IPR case in China against Shanghai DareGlobal Technologies, which was ordered by to pay Microsoft 400,00 yuan.  In addition, Microsoft settled another IPR case against Haojia Electric (Shenzen) using court mediation was received 500,000 yuan.

These developments show that the Courts, when presented with evidence of IPR infringement are siding with North American companies.  This is important to know.

To read the article please go to the following link - http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/2010-04/22/content_9763348.htm

 

 

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