New lists of well-known marks issued


The Chinese trademark authorities have published two lists granting well-known status to a total of 73 marks. These add to the lists published in February and June 2004 and include the first Hong Kong mark (GOLDLION & device) to be granted such status (see Another 26 marks gain well-known status and Forty-three marks receive well-known status under new rules).

Of the 62 marks on the first list, 58 are recognized in enforcement actions and the remaining in trademark opposition proceedings. Only five are foreign marks.

While all the marks on the first list are recognized by the Trademark Office of the State Administration of Industry and Commerce, the second list of 11 marks is the first batch recognized by the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board.

Together with the previous two lists, plus a recent pronouncement granting the HONEYWELL mark well-known status, a total of 22 foreign marks have gained recognition:

United States
The Gillette Company8
United States
The Coca-Cola Company32
United States
Disney Enterprises Inc41
United StatesMCDONALD'S (and M device)McDonald's Corporation42
United StatesM deviceMotorola Inc9
United StatesDU PONTE I du Pont de Nemours and Company1
United States
(Green Arrow) 
WM Wrigley Jr Company30
United States
(American Standard) 
American Standard International Inc11
TUDOR (and device)
Montres Tudor SA14
United KingdomJAGUAR (and device)Jaguar Cars Limited12
Lancôme Parfums et Beauté & Cie3
GermanyBOSSHugo Boss AG25
ItalyFERRARIFerrari SpA12
The Netherlands
PHILIPS  (and device)
Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV9 and 11
United States
Johnson & Johnson5
The NetherlandsF1 FORMULA 1Formula 1 Licensing BV41
The NetherlandsCARTIERCartier International BV (Richemont)14
SwitzerlandTISSOT TTissot SA14
FranceMONTAGUTBonneterie Cévenole SARL25
FranceFlower deviceBonneterie Cévenole SARL25
Bonneterie Cévenole SARL25
United StatesHONEYWELLHoneywell International Inc7 and 9

Yvonne Chua and Cyril Yeung, Wilkinson & Grist, Hong Kong

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