Tag Archives: trademark infringement

BMW’s Long March to Court

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BMW figured it was a good idea to use an image of China’s Long March rocket in a recent advertisement. Now it’s being sued for IP infringement. This story is complicated, but worth the effort.

Huawei vs. ZTE: China IP Road Trip

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Huawei once again ventures forth into a foreign court to protect its IP rights, but this time its opponent is a local competitor.

The China iPad Trademark Auction That Never Was

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The players: Apple – large multinational corporation that makes cool stuff and relies heavily on its brand name and product design Proview Technology – Shenzhen electronics manufacturer Unnamed third parties — shanzhai manufacturers, makers of your favorite iPad knockoffs The venue: Shenzhen eBook Forum – top venue for touting shanzhai ebook readers, including iPad clones…

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China Trademarks: When Similar Ain’t So Similar

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Happy Yuan Xiao Jie to everyone. I’m sitting here eating Yuan Xiao, listening to the last of the fireworks, and of course thinking about China intellectual property law. Doesn’t everyone? Paul Midler has a great post up on a couple possible cases of China trademark infringement. He correctly calls the first as a fairly solid…

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