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Online gaming in China represents one of the largest and fastest growing internet business sectors in the world.
Watson & Band Law Offices
The name of a product is not necessarily unacceptable for registration as a trademark.
Watson & Band Law Offices
W&B's case involving the online game Hearthstone can serve as a useful example in answer to this question.
Chofn Intellectual Property
Evidence for determining illegal profits is generally withheld by the infringer and difficult to obtain in China, as the infringer would normally refuse to provide such evidence so that it can avoid bearing damages and infringing liabilities.
Chofn Intellectual Property
The plaintiff, Beijing Watchdata Group (hereafter Watchdata), filed a suit with the Beijing IP Court in February of 2015, alleging the defendant, Hengbao Co., Ltd. (hereafter Hengbao) of infringing its invention Patent No. 2005101055021 titled 'A Physical Authentication Method and an Electronic Device'.
Chofn Intellectual Property
TiKeDi Center is a subsidiary company of Shanghai Cuihui, which was the exclusive agency in China of the German company TKD Kabel GmbH (hereafter referred to as TKD Kabel).
Chofn Intellectual Property
Following the New Judicial Interpretation on Patent Infringement by the Supreme Court of last year, we see change in court's way of allocating burden of production. Please refer to the following for detailed information.
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
SIPO issued on March 1, a decision to amend its Patent Examination Guidelines, which will take effect on April 1, 2017. The amendments involve provisions about business method...
Watson & Band Law Offices
As sectors of the cultural industry such as film, television and animation experience a boom, the names of these works as well as the names and images of the characters...
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
Some online infringers sell counterfeits mixed with genuine ones as a cover, which is not only an annoying problem but even becomes a real trouble to the brand owners.
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
In China, it is difficult for a 3D trademark to get protection, especially judicial protection.
At the beginning of this year, there are two important news in trademark practice in China, i.e. the Supreme People's Court announced the Provisions of Supreme People's Court on Several Issues...
China Science Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd
SIPO of China issued Decision of Revisions to "Examination Guidelines" on February 28, 2017. The Revisions will be brought into effect on April 1, 2017.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
How to handle annuities with security and efficiency is always a big and complicated issue for patentees.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Latest statistics from the SAIC show that China handled 3.691 million trademark registration applications in 2016, securing its place as the world's largest for 15 consecutive years.
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
The term "sale" in the Patent Law shall be interpreted as "the establishment of sales contract"
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
To properly adjudicate patent infringement dispute cases, this Court has formulated this judicial interpretation in accordance with the provisions of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
Draft of the Trademark (Amendment) Rules, 2015 proposing amendment to Trade Marks Rules, 2002 was issued by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on November 19, 2015...
Khurana and Khurana
In the case of Bayer Corporation versus Union of India & ors (W.P.(C) 1971/2014) and Bayer Intellectual Property Gmbh & Anr versus Alembic Pharmaceuticals ltd (CS(COMM) No.1592/2016)...
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