Even the Chinese Government isn’t Safe from Counterfeiters: China Cracks Down on Counterfeit Mail Trucks

Posted on Categories Case, Trademarks

According to an announcement  (胜诉!中国邮政邮车打假维权成功!) by the China Post on July 25, 2022 the Dongcheng District People’s Court in Beijing recently ruled that a defendant’s behavior constituted trademark infringement and supported all the claims of China Post with respect to infringing mail trucks.  The trucks used visually similar marks to those registered by China Post presumably to enjoy preferential traffic and parking policies available to mail trucks in Beijing.

Chinese Customs Announces a Batch of Typical Cases of Intellectual Property Infringement

Posted on Categories Case, Copyright, Patents, Trademarks

On July 25, 2022, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China released a notice entitled “Batch of Typical Cases of Intellectual Property Infringement” (一批侵犯知识产权典型案例) involving the protection of intellectual property rights including trademarks, copyrights and patents, etc. that involved both Chinese and foreign rights holders. Rightsholders included Samsung, BMW, Hasbro, Timberland, and others.  Per Chinese Customs, 45.27 million infringing goods were seized in two special law enforcement actions including “Longteng Action 2022” and “Blue Net Action …

China’s National Intellectual Property Administration Releases Detailed Explanation of Intellectual Property Administrative Law Enforcement Guiding Case VIII re Judicial Confirmation of Mediation Agreements

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On March 29, 2022, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the second batch of intellectual property administrative law enforcement law enforcement Guiding Cases (Guiding Cases No. 6-8) (第二批知识产权行政执法指导案例). This batch of cases has general guiding significance for the identification and punishment of repeated patent infringement, how to reuse recycled beer bottles in compliance with intellectual property laws and regulations, and the judicial confirmation of the administrative mediation agreement for patent infringement disputes. In order to facilitate the correct understanding and application …

China’s National Intellectual Property Administration Releases Detailed Explanation of Intellectual Property Administrative Law Enforcement Guiding Case VI re Repeated Patent Infringement

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On March 29, 2022, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the second batch of intellectual property administrative law enforcement law enforcement Guiding Cases (Guiding Cases No. 6-8) (第二批知识产权行政执法指导案例). This batch of cases has general guiding significance for the identification and punishment of repeated patent infringement, how to reuse recycled beer bottles in compliance with intellectual property laws and regulations, and the judicial confirmation of the administrative mediation agreement for patent infringement disputes. In order to facilitate the correct understanding and application …