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China Tackles Bad-faith Trademark Registrations

The China National Intellectual Property Administration has published Draft Regulations in an effort to tackle bad-faith trademark applications. In

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Beijing High Court rejects Thermos’ appeal in invalidation proceedings

Over a decade ago, a Chinese company filed for the mark TILIR THERMO VOGUE in Class 21 for use

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Did Dunhill score big in China litigation case?

In October 2018, UK luxury goods brand Dunhill announced that it had won a trademark battle against Chinese menswear

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China’s innovation rise – patent landscape review and outlook

For the first time in 11 years China broke into the world’s top 20 most innovative economies in the

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Creating an effective FinTech IP strategy

AWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection

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Rush to register French football star Mbappé’s name highlights China’s rampant trademark squatting problem

The 2018 FIFA World Cup ended with France being victorious and a new star player emerging among the winning

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Why the authorities are taking a tougher stance on trademark infringement in the food industry

Thirteen defendants have been criminally prosecuted in Shanghai for selling goods under illegally manufactured labels, reinforcing the tough stance

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Good relations with local partners – the key to success in China

The steel company SSAB has operations in China and works directly with Chinese partners on IP-related issues. As SSAB

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A more efficient trademark application process in China? 13 new Trademark Application and Service centers opened.

China’s State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC), which also administers the China Trademark Office and all trademark applications

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New hope for trademark owners in China

In China, the trademark system is based on the “first-to-file” system, which means that the first company or person

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