China Classification
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid Protocol. There are pros and cons to each route and brand...
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid...
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Facebook loses “FACEBOOK” trade mark in China
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade mark registrations in Class 42. This marks a huge setback...
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade...
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Hong Kong trade mark law update
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted on 19 June 2020, providing a basis in Hong Kong...
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted...
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Switching stances: China policies to focus strongly on patent quality
On March 5, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued key points for its goals in 2020, which were reiterated in a recent May newsletter. One of the...
On March 5, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued key points for its goals in 2020, which...
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Celebrating International Women’s Day: perspective from our Trade Marks team
Today, we continue to celebrate International Women's day by sharing thoughts on Generation Equality from our Hong Kong office Managing Director, Coral Toh and Principal, Amy Chan from our Singapore office. How has...
Today, we continue to celebrate International Women's day by sharing thoughts on Generation Equality from our Hong Kong office...
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