The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China

The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China One of the greatest challenges that many foreign companies face when entering the Chinese market, is that their brand has already been registered as a trademark by a Chinese company. The registrant could be the foreign...

Application of New Trademark Law in Transition Period

The new PRC Trademark Law came into force on 1 May 2014. In order to avoid ambiguity and prevent disputes during the transition the transition from the old to the new system, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (“SAIC”)...