26 Apr

Starbucks to drop plastic straws in Chinaplastic

Coffeehouse chain Starbucks started offering strawless sipping li ds and paper straws instead of plastic straws on Monday in almost 1,000 outlets in Sh anghai and Shenzhen on a trial basis, Beijing Youth Daily reported. The eco-friendly initiative will be carried out in all Starbucks stores across China by the end of this year, fulfilling
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26 Apr

AI algorithms also give the images a much higher defin

Nevertheless, while the team once thought that AI offered all th e solutions, a new question soon arose. Audience members asked: “Where’s the original flavor?” After restoring the images to their original state, they soon began to realize that people still needed some nostalgia. For examp le, old series made by Hong Kong-based company TVB
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25 Apr

Some of the settled cases had attracted enormous atten

ention at home and abroad. For example, in handling a dispute between Chinese and foreign companies, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court conclu ded a design patent of Chinese automaker Jiangling Motors Group was invalid. Jaguar Land Rover Automotive said the LandWind X7 SUV manufactured by Jiang ling subsidiary LandWind was an unauthorized imitation of its
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24 Apr

n April 2017, for example, the company took technol

ogy giant Tencent to court and asked for 180,000 yuan in compensation after Tencent us ed nine Visual China Group images without permission, Beijing Youth Daily reported. Tencent said the images involved could also be found on other webs ites, or the company could not prove it had authorization for the photos. The court fina
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24 Apr

Although the scandal involving Visual China Group e

exposed disordered copyright management by stock-image providers, legal professionals said the increased efforts to protect copyright should be applauded. For example, the National Copyright Administration has launched crackdowns against pira ted works every year, aiming to increase copyright protection through administrative measures. Last year, it took online short videos, audio material, literary articles and music
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