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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.

Letao Sues Google for Unfair Competition

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Who: Letao vs. Google. Where: a Beijing court. What: litigation using an unfair competition theory, involving Internet keywords and China’s advertising law. Excellent.

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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