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  • Innovation and Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the Internet Industry By Brent Irvin, Vice President and General Counsel of Tencent Holdings Limited On December 17, 2015

    On December 17, 2015,Brent Irvin, General Counsel of Tencent Holdings Limited, attended the 2nd World Internet Conference-Internet Innovation Forum, and gave a keynote speech on innovation and protection of intellectual property rights in the internet industry. Below is the transcript of the speech:

    Date:2016-1-28 Click:7680
  • Victor Jiang of Tencent: Laws should Evolve to Combat Infringement Arising from Integrated Linking

    “The era of infringement 3.0 has been characterized by the complete separation of the online webpage, media player, and data storage service.” As such, Victor Jiang, General Manager of Tencent’s legal department, believes that the criteria for determining copyright infringement over the internet should evolve alongside social and technological developments rather than being confined to outdated “server/client” based standards.

    Date:2016-08-23 Click:6257
  • WeChat set up New Brand Protection Program

    We might encounter counterfeits some time in our life. But from now on, if you meet somebody selling counterfeits on WeChat, you can find the place to complain.

    Date:2015-07-29 Click:7930
  • Restrain Online Piracy with Law and Self–Regulation

    Recently, the phrase “IP Superpower” has been hitting the headlines a lot in China.

    Date:2015-04-28 Click:5273
  • WeChat Releases Decision on First Batch of Counterfeit Traders' Accounts

    Under the Brand Protection Program released by the WeChat Security Centre, we have taken actions against the first batch of WeChat accounts which have been reported, investigated and verified by brands owners as trading in counterfeit products.

    Date:2015-03-18 Click:8192
  • WeChat Releases Brand Protection Program

    Recently, we have been notified by brand owners that some WeChat users are using the platform to trade in counterfeit products. However, WeChat is not an e-commerce platform, and we are not equipped to identify counterfeit products from genuine items.

    Date:2015-03-18 Click:9102