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Private v public interests: The principles of protection

Dec 21, 2015

In 2015, two intellectual property cases in China provoked widespread attention.

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Xiaomeng Dong
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CCPIT wins re-trial case in Supreme People's Court concerning invalidation against trademark "采埃孚(ZF in Chinese)"

Aug 26, 2014

The Supreme People’s Court has recently made a judgment on the re-trial case concerning the trademark Reg. No. 3060409 “采埃孚 (ZF in Chinese)”, with ZF LENKSYSTEME GMBH (ZF GMBH) vs.

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China's New Trademark Law: Hearty Attempt to Fair Play

Apr 21, 2014

Following more than a decade of discussion for better intellectual property protection, China's Trademark Law, the first intellectual property protection law after the opening policy, comes to its

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Gang Hu, Fang Wang, Jing Qiu
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The Chinese Trademark Law Is Officially Amended

Sep 26, 2013

The draft for the amendment of the Chinese Trademark Law was adopted at the 4th Session of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress on August 30, 2013. The amended law will be

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Zhongqi Zhou
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China is More Aggressive in Pursuing Criminal Liabilities for Violations of IP Rights

May 31, 2011

In order to tackle challenges in IPR protection and rely upon criminal proceedings more effective in terms of IPR protection in China, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate

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Position Trademarks Refused by the Chinese Court for Registration as Three-dimensional Trademarks for the First Time

Mar 3, 2009

On January 6, 2009, Beijing No.1 Intermediate People's Court made the decision that HERMES ITALIE S.P.A., who was dissatisfied with the decision made by the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board

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Issues Concerning Non-use Cancellation Under Article 44(4)

Sep 4, 2008

1. General

Article 44(4) of the Chinese Trademark Law provides that a trademark which has not been put into use for three consecutive years shall be liable for cancellation.

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Guizhen Liu
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Registrability on 3D Trademark recognized by Chinese court

Sep 4, 2008

Beijing No.1 Intermediate People's Court recently approved registration of two three-dimensional trademarks filed by different foreign corporations by canceling the decisions made by the TRAB in it

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