Keep up with what’s been going on this week with our IP news round-up…

 

Huawei faces new US charges alleging decades-long effort to steal technology

Huawei has been accused of stealing trade secrets and lying to US federal investigators in a new indictment that is likely to deepen US-UK tensions over a recent move by the British government to allow the Chinese company to supply 5G equipment for a new network.

China has filed 84 patents for a digital yuan

The Chinese government has filed 84 patents for its upcoming digital currency, according to a new report by the Chamber of Digital Commerce.

Oracle strikes back at Google in Supreme Court copyright case

Oracle has filed its response in an upcoming Supreme Court copyright battle. The company accuses Google of stealing code from its Java language.

Chinese firm makes Gilead drug in virus fight, raising IP fears

A Chinese drugmaker said it has started mass-producing an experimental treatment from Gilead Scineces Inc. that has shown potential to fight the novel coronavirus, adding to concerns that the US pharma company is losing patent control in China’s accelerating effort to fight the outbreak.

English IP court backs GTA makers in cheat code suit

England’s Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court has found a cheat code distributor liable for infringing the copyright for the best-selling video game of all time “Grand Theft Auto V”.

 

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