08 2016-05

Chinese Trademark Filing Strategy

∷ 2016-05-08 ∷ read:2267
Chinese Trademark Filing Strategy

Chinese Trademark Filing Strategy There is no need to emphasis the importance of trademark, for example the battle for iPhone in China by Apple Inc., the battle for the ownership of 乔丹 in China by Michael Jordan. The conflicting for the ownership of trademark is happening not just in China, but all over the world. Imitation is commonplace in China, and in order to stop counterfeit or ‘lookalike’ goods from being sold or exported, alongside your own bona fide articles, it is necessary to register your trademarks in China to avoid the denigration of your brand. As a...

08 2016-04
Outstanding Chinese Trademark Certificates will be Issued from May 2016

Outstanding Chinese Trademark Certificates will be Issued from May 2016 Due to the lack of paper to print trademark certificates, The Chinese Trademark Office has not issued any new trademark certificate since September 2015. There are many complaints to Chinese Trademark Office and request for issuance of trademark certificates, finally after an report from media at April 7th, 2016, the Chinese Trademark Office finally speed us the process for the paper order and announce today that they pay attention to the urgent matters and will see to issue all the outstanding tradem...

15 2016-03

New Changes for Trademark Application in China

∷ 2016-03-15 ∷ read:1134
New Changes for Trademark Application in China

New Changes for Trademark Application in China The Chinese Trademark notify that a small private business is no longer restrict to its business for trademark application, which means that from March 14th, 2016, any small private business in China is able to apply any goods or services according to Nice Classification. This change offer millions of the Chinese small private business to have the opportunity to register their trademarks for any goods or services without restriction, which will allow them to claim any trademarks which is not registered by any one....

03 2016-03
Chinese Trademark Infringement: 360 Claim 30M as Compensation

360 Company sues two finance companies infringe its’ trademark right and claims for 30 million Yuan as compensation amount. “30 million”, which will be the most maximum amount of compensation for trademark infringement in China, which indicates the Internet companies in China, raise their awareness for their IP right protection....

29 2016-01
"博美隆" Trademark was Confirmed for Registration

Beijing Higher People's Court held that, the evidence cannot prove the only even fixed correspondence between "POMEROL" and "博美隆", so "博美隆" is not known to the public as the Chinese translation or Chinese nickname of foreign location name. And documented evidence is insufficient to prove "POMEROL" is geographical indications on wines merchandise. Accordingly, the Court upheld the decision in the first instance that revoking the decision by TRAB on disputed trademark. ...