Tag: trademarks

Supreme People’s Court reverses position on OEM trademark use in Honda case

China’s highest court has reversed its stance on trademark use from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in this landmark case

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EUIPO figures reveal that trademark infringement is an expensive business in Denmark

The 2019 Status Report on IPR Infringement from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) reveals that the annual sales lost

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Alibaba’s DOUBLE 11 trademark: JD.com sues China’s IP authority

Singles’ Day falls on 11 November in China. Since 2009, it has become a 24-hour shopping extravaganza, with international

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AMS Neve vs. Heritage Audio: What does the CJEU ruling mean for online infringement cases?

EU-trademark owners receive much needed clarity on jurisdiction in online infringement cases The internet’s boundless nature provides EU-trademark owners

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Chanel loses Chinese trademark infringement case involving ‘double C’ logo

Background Chanel owns the registered trademark (the ‘double C’ logo) in Class 14 in China. In June 2016 the

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Draft regulations cement China’s emerging position on tackling infringement

Draft regulations from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) formalise China’s changing stance on asserting punitive damages for

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Protection services available for top-level adult domains

ICM Registry, operator of sponsored top-level domains (sTLDs) such as .XXX, .PORN, .ADULT and .SEX, has launched a blocking

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EPO and EUIPO study finds link between IPR and SME growth

A recent study by EPO and EUIPO explores the relationship between prior IPR activities of SMEs and the likelihood

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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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