Is a ‘true intention to use’ a trademark evidence of use?

China

Should a ‘true intention to use’ a trademark support evidence of ‘use’ of a trademark in trademark invalidation proceedings? This question was recently considered in Mailegao (China) Industry Limited (Mailegao) v Trademark Review and Adjudication Board where a prior ‘use’ right based on a ‘true intention to use’ an unregistered trademark was raised before the Beijing IP Court.

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