Mondaq Asia Pacific: Intellectual Property
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
As one of the three IP courts first established in China, Beijing IP Court has always played the role of pioneer in the reform of judicial judgment of intellectual property in China.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In recent years, China's intellectual property legislation has been continuously improved, and protection of intellectual property rights has been constantly strengthened, which is particularly evident in patenting system...
HFG Law Firm
Since recent years, the damages granted in intellectual property law suits, especially in trademark infringement cases, have been increasing remarkably in China.
A recent court case in China has clarified the scope of protection afforded by registered designs for graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Recently, we assisted one of our clients in winning a case in a patent infringement litigation over a patent for invention.
HFG Law Firm
Several high-profile cases show that trademark owners in China can succeed in removing squatters.
HFG Law Firm
These emails contained discussions relating to the Respondent‟s importation of "THATCHERS" branded cider.
Life sciences and biotechnology are widely regarded as one of the most promising frontier technologies for the coming decades.
Inventive step, or non-obviousness, is a general requirement present in most patent laws, according to which an invention shall be sufficiently inventive.
On December 8, 2016, Beijing IP Court, in a patent infringement case, found in favor of plaintiff Watchdata System Company Ltd., and ordered defendant Hengbao Company, Ltd. to pay an unprecedented amount...
HFG Law Firm
Mediante un comunicado de fecha 2 de junio de 2017 la UE y China han hecho público el nuevo acuerdo alcanzado para el reconocimiento mutuo de 200 nuevas indicaciones geográficas (IG) o denominaciones de origen ...
HFG Law Firm
As soon as the temperature drops in China Moncler passes on attack with an intensive anti-counterfeiting campaign thorough whole China, with special focus on Harbin, Shenyang, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In order to enrich and develop the situations for using the prioritized patent examination system, further shorten the examination cycle, improve the efficiency, as well as boost up Chinese economy...
Watson & Band Law Offices
Align Technology, Inc. ("Align") makes INVISALIGN® braces. It uses digital scanning techniques to scan each patient's teeth and uses those scans to create a treatment plan.
MyLink Law Office
In current trademark application practice, many trademark applications are rejected due to the similarity with the cited trademark.
NTD Law Office
The Trademark Office of the administrative authority for industry and commerce under the State Council shall be responsible for the registration and administration of trademarks throughout the country.
Damages are one of the major remedies for patent infringement. China has long been criticized for low damages typically awarded to rightsholders who are victors in patent infringement lawsuits.
IPO Pang Xingpu
Many foreign businesses are reluctant to register their brand name into Chinese, assuming that the brand will be recognizable, distinctive, and protected by one trademark filing.
IPO Pang Xingpu
China is a "first registration " jurisdiction when it comes to trademark protections, meaning that the first individual or corporate entity to register a trademark will generally take priority over...
IPO Pang Xingpu
This is where careful forethought and planning can make a big difference to a foreign brand's success in China.
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