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Updates on Official IP Protection Initiatives in May

China - June 1 2020 Since May, China has continued a series of initiatives on the promotion and strengthening of intellectual property protection. The following is a…

明知他人商标的存在,在申请新的商标时理应合理避让

China - June 1 2020 长期以来,商标抢注现象在中国屡见不鲜,甚至曾经成为一门"生意",给品牌拥有者带来无穷烦恼,因为并非如普通人所想像的那样…

广州知识产权法院首例涉平行进口商标侵权及不正当竞争纠纷尘埃落定

China - June 1 2020 近日,广州知识产权法院在其审理的首例涉平行进口商标侵权及不正当竞争纠纷案件中认定平行进口的行为不构成商标侵权及不正当竞争…

Buyers read the fine print when serving notices

United Kingdom - June 1 2020 The construction of unilateral notices under share purchase agreements was recently considered by the UK’s Court of Appeal…

First Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition Case regarding Parallel Import Concluded by Guangzhou IP Court

China - June 1 2020 Recently, Guangzhou IP Court ruled on its first trademark infringement and unfair competition case regarding parallel import, in which it found such…

A new ground to defend bad faith trademark registration - CNIPA rules that new trademark application should reasonably yield to prior trademark right if the applicant has full awareness of other’s prior trademark

China - June 1 2020 Trademark squatting has been a common occurrence in China for many years, and even been a kind of "business" by trademark squatters, which has caused…

买方在送达通知时应阅读细则

United Kingdom - June 1 2020 英国上诉法院近日就有关股份购买协议项下单方通知的解释做出了判决。鉴于此类诉讼案件数量过多,上诉法院认为,若当事方未能清楚、准确无误地起草单方通知…

五月官方知识产权保护工作动态

China - June 1 2020 进入五月以来,中国在宣传和加强推进知识产权保护方面继续有一系列举措和消息,下面是相关信息概要。 国家知识产权局发布《2019年中国知识产权保护状况》白皮书…

Guidelines on Damages Calculation in IP Disputes

China - May 28 2020 On April 21, 2020, Beijing Higher People’s Court released the Guidelines on Determination of Damages and Statutory Damages in Disputes over…

北京市高级人民法院发布知识产权案件损害赔偿计算指导意见

China - May 27 2020 2020年4月21日,北京市高级人民法院发布《北京市高级人民法院关于侵害知识产权及不正当竞争案件确定损害赔偿的指导意见及法定赔偿的裁判标准》(以下简称"《指导意见》")…