Could NetDragon’s Providing Plants vs Zombies 2 Be Protected under the Safe Harbor Principle?


(By You Yunting) In recent days, Plants VS Zombies 2, the sequel to the global hit game Plants VS Zombies, came on the market in Apple’s AppStore in Australia. Afer initial release, millions of users downloaded the app from the Australia store. In China, however, the situation is quite different. As reported by the media, within the first 24 hours of the game’s release, many unlocked versions of the application were uploaded to third party media providers, like, and that the encrypted in-game items had been cracked.


In China, It’s Easy to Be Put in Jail for IPR Infringement

The introduction on the minimum standard of IPR crimes

As the country being most frequently blamed for its intellectual property rights infringement, China has strengthened its legislature in IPR to wash its mud stuck reputation, though the enforcement of such laws still contains defect, any infringement against IPR could bring the criminal liability. In fact, many infringed companies have jailed the infringers for intellectual property infringement, such as the Microsoft against the author of “Tomato Garden”, Microsoft piracy and the IFPI against the owers of the “Knight Music”. Today, Bridge IP Law Commentary will introduce the regulations regarding to the lowest standards for crimes of trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret infringement. (the image above is the install CD of Tomato Garden)