Cracking down trademark squatters under amended trademark law in China

On April 23, 2019, the National People’s Congress of China has approved to amend the Trademark Law, 1982. The amendment involves 6 articles, and will be implemented from November 1, 2019. The amendment modified the Article 4 of Trademark Law which provides a clear guidance for foreign brands to crack down bad faith trademark squatters. [...]

By |2019-06-06T03:28:33+00:00June 6th, 2019|Trademark|0 Comments

What should a foreign business know about filing a trademark in China?

This is the 3rd article in our series of 3 articles about Chinese trademarks. Read our 1st article here and our 2nd article here. General information about trademark application in China   “First-to-File” System: Whoever files a trademark application first, gets the eventual registration. No evidence of use is required to get a registration. Member of Paris [...]

By |2019-06-06T03:26:33+00:00December 4th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Why you should file your trademark in China now

A Guide to the Chinese Trademark Registration Process – Part 2 Why you should file your Chinese trademark now This is the 2nd article in our series of 3 article about Chinese trademarks. Read our 1st article here. As the second largest economic entity in the world, China has a broad market, and Chinese market [...]

By |2019-06-06T03:33:17+00:00November 24th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments