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Many companies are confronted with Chinese trademark squatting every year. Trademark squatting, in which someone else registers your trademark, suddenly prevents you from using your brand in China.
Kangxin
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AFD China
Recently, Beijing Haidian District People's Court made a first- instance judgment on a trademark infringement and unfair competition disputes between the British Broadcasting Corporation and Beijing Aiyuba Technology Co., Ltd.
AFD China
Novartis' final hope of registering its No.22991917 "Alcon" trademark (trademark in dispute) dimmed recently
AFD China
By the end of 2022, the processing time for an invention patent application will be cut to about 16.5 months and for a high-value patent 13.8 months.
AFD China
Regarding patent works, the CNIPA asks for electronic filings and processing.
Kangxin
Following the coronavirus outbreak, various localities have introduced protective measures to restrict gathering of large numbers of people by suspending business and delaying returning to work.
Kangxin
According to the 10th Meeting of the Standing Committee on April 23, 2019, the new PRC Trademark Law has been formally implemented since November 1, 2019
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
A series of articles looking at recent updates in IP law and regulation in China.
Deris IP Attorneys
In China new laws will be applied for infringement and illegal or bad faith trademark application, effective as from November 1st, 2019.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
On January 14, 2020, China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the 2019 statistics on patent, trademark, GI (Geographical indication) and IC layout design in Beijing.
AFD China
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AFD China
With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's signature inked on a State Council order, the Implementing Regulations of the Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China came into force on January 1, 2020.
AFD China
China has been the world's largest manufacturer for nearly a decade now, with much of its manufacturing consisting of original equipment manufacturing (OEM) under contract for export.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Recent changes, coming into effect on 1 November 2019, will improve the strength of the Chinese trade mark system.
Gowling WLG
The fourth revision of the Trade Mark Law of the People's Republic of China (PRC) came into effect on 1st November 2019.
Spruson & Ferguson
The 19 specific provisions in SAMR Decree No.17 aim to regulate trade mark filing activities from four major aspects.
India
Singh & Associates
Geographical indications (GI) refer to a type of intellectual property (IP) protection which identifies goods with a geographical region. The GI tagging is attributed in such a manner that quality,...
Khurana and Khurana
Trademark licensing is the process wherein a registered proprietor of a trademark authorises a third party to use the mark in the course of trade without transferring the ownership of the mark.
Khurana and Khurana
The product market today is highly competitive. If a brand does not constantly evolve itself, it is at the danger of failing to satisfy its customers.
Khurana and Khurana
In many countries, getting trademark registered is the only apparatus to obtain statutory rights. As an essential element to registration, some ...
DSK Legal
The Surrogate Advertisement (Prohibition) Bill, 2016, which prohibits advertisement of substitute product in pretext of a real one introduced in Rajya Sabha in 2017, is...
Japan
Singh & Associates
PPH stands for Patent Prosecution Highway. The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is an initiative for providing accelerated patent prosecution procedures by sharing information between...
Malaysia
United Trademark & Patent Services
In Malaysia, the Trademarks Act 2019 ("the Act") has been enforced on 27th December 2019. With the passage, Malaysia will also accede to the Madrid Protocol on the same day.
Davies Collison Cave
Malaysia's Trademarks Bill 2019 introduces important developments to align the country's trademark application system with international developments, and clarifies how trademark rights can be commercialised and enforced.
Myanmar
Khurana and Khurana
Early 2019 witnessed an introduction of a number of Intellectual Property Laws in Myanmar. A new Trademark Law and a new Industrial Design Law were enacted on January 30, 2019.
Spruson & Ferguson
The Myanmar government had planned a "soft opening" period of the new Trademark Law for six months from 1 January 2020.
New Zealand
Davies Collison Cave
Pierre de Coubertin was founder of the modern Olympic Games.
Singapore
Davies Collison Cave
The case is now on appeal before the High Court of Singapore.
Davies Collison Cave
At the hearing, the Registrar stated that whether ‘good and sufficient reason' has been established depends on the facts of each case.
Davies Collison Cave
Singapore design applications are examined only for compliance with formal requirements.
Davies Collison Cave
Singapore's Intellectual Property (Border Enforcement) Act 2018 and Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Act 2019 were partially implemented on 21 November 2019.
Taiwan
Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
Official documents can be served electronically according to the draft amendment.
Vietnam
Bross and Partners
Within this short paper, we only summarize the basic issues relating to when and where to lodge an opposition, procedure, process, legal grounds therefor for your reference.
Bross and Partners
Is the brand name VietFoods trademark-able and successful appeal against the Cambodian Trademark Registry's findings of non-distinctive character and merely descriptiveness of name of a country.
Bross and Partners
The exclusive right to use a registered trademark is not limitless but it may be suspended or terminated for some reasons, such as the registrant's death, the trademark owner's dissolution, ...
Bross and Partners
Samsung, Apple and Google are three globally-famed brand name under three world famous technology corporations, each of which is worth between several tens and hundreds of billions of US dollars.
Bross and Partners
The newspaper Báo Pháp luật Việt Nam in its article "the case two companies selling Cua Hoi fish sauce, the NOIP knows wrong but ... cannot fix" reported that that both companies sell fish sauce product under the same brand name ...
Bross and Partners
Where disagreed with the NOIP's notice of rejection, the unsatisfactory party can submit a first-time complaint to the General Director of the NOIP.
Bross and Partners
Bross & Partners has just helped clients win a commercial and business lawsuit involving incorporation name that infringes the exclusive rights of trademark and trade name.
Bross and Partners
The phenomenon that a particular individual uses brand names, trademarks or trade names protected by another individual or company to register as his/her domain name then seeks to re-sell such domain name ...
Bross and Partners
Compensation for non-contractual damages originates from the constitutional principle saying that human rights, civil and political rights are respected, protected and ensured under the Constitution and laws.
Bross and Partners
According to the WIPO, the concept of intellectual property strategy as well as the importance of adopting a strategic approach has long been discussed and widely acknowledged, specifically that developing countries ...
Bross and Partners
The Complexity In Determining "Likelihood Of Confusion" Viewed From The Classic "Truong Sinh" Trademark Infringement Lawsuit In Vietnam.
Bross and Partners
Following the first classic intellectual property right dispute between the two brands Truong Sinh (Longevity) which was introduced in our previous article.
Bross and Partners
A mark NESSO under app. no. 4-2015-19931 filed 27/7/2015 designating tea, coffee, mineral water, non-alcoholic drinks, among other things, in classes 30 and 32 was rejected by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam ...
Bross and Partners
For the first time, a 39-page comprehensive report on intellectual property matters in Vietnam including the current situation of infringement of intellectual property rights, counterfeit goods and pirated goods was issued ...
Bross and Partners
For the last argument, 5-LOXIN plays as a commercial identifier, helping customers identify and distinguish the origin of commerce of different herbal supplement foods.
Bross and Partners
The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (the "NOIP") sometimes uses Section 74(2)(h) as refusal ground, although of which applicability in practice is recently debatable.
Worldwide
Kangxin
On November 6, 2019, China and the EU signed the Joint Statement on Concluding the Negotiation of the Agreement on the Protection and Cooperation of the Geographical Indications between China and ...
Dennemeyer Group
Geographical indications (GIs) may not receive the most fanfare among different forms of Intellectual Property, but they are crucial to discerning consumers. People pay a premium for Cuban cigars
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