On October 11, 2020, the General Office of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the General Office of the State Council issued the "Pilot Implementation Plan for Building a Pilot Demonstration Area of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics (2020-2025)", which gives Shenzhen much more autonomy in terms of the reform in the key areas...
On October 20, the 17th Shanghai Intellectual Property International Forum opened. At the opening ceremony of the Forum, Lu Weidong, Secretary of the Party Committee and Director General of the Shanghai Bureau of Justice introduced the implementation and substantial operation of the WIPO Shanghai Center for Arbitration and Mediation (hereinafter referred to as the "WIPO Shanghai Center").
On September 23, 2020, P.C. Woo & Zhonglun W.D. LLP ("P&Z") and American Chamber of Commerce in South China ("AmCham") jointly held a successful seminar on "Post-pandemic Dispute Resolution in China" at the banquet hall of Guangzhou Westin Hotel. The seminar was to help businesses in China deal with a range of disputes in the post-pandemic era.
Ever since 1968, Van Cleef & Arpels Ltd. (“Van Cleef & Arpels”), inspired by four-leaf clover, created the first Alhambra four-leaf clover lucky series necklace, which has become very popular among fashion people. However, can the four-leaf clover be registered as a three-dimensional trademark?
On 24 August 2020, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia declared its accession to the 1958 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the "New York Convention"), making it the 165th member of the New York Convention after Tonga. In accordance with Paragraph 2 of Article 12 of the New York Convention, the Convention shall enter into force for Ethiopia on November 22, 2020.