Region: China

Tencent takes centre stage at INTA 2023 Annual Meeting

In an exclusive interview, Danny Marti, head of public affairs and global policy at Tencent, reflects on the conglomerate’s experience as the only platinum plus sponsor of this year’s INTA.

25 May 2023

China, India and Turkey remain most problematic countries for EU rights holders, Commission report finds

Despite recent developments in enforcement, the scale, persistence and changing nature of counterfeiting in China, India and Turkey mean that problems continue to surpass progress, a recent EU Commission report warns.

25 May 2023

Zhejiang High Court provides clarification on trade name confusion

Proving the likelihood of confusion is of the essence for the application of Article 6 of the Anti-unfair Competition law.

19 May 2023

Combatting genericisation through civil action in China

Steve Zhao and Lily Dong of GEN Law Firm highlight the strategies and legal remedies available to brand owners seeking to prevent the genericisation of their trademarks in China, including an innovative approach demonstrated in two recent milestone cases.

11 May 2023

Asia filing activity at a glance: 2022 data reveals dramatic change

WTR delves into filing activity in Asia to discuss application trends and the top foreign filers of 2022.

10 May 2023

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis

WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices conducted in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

05 May 2023

Alibaba annual report reveals drop in offline enforcement, but spike in arrests

Alibaba's 2022 IP protection report outlines efforts to protect IP rights over the past year, with a notable decrease in offline actions.

02 May 2023

A snapshot of IP disputes in Chinese courts: lessons from the 2022 data

Latest data released by the Chinese courts reveal a decline in the number of cases concluded and accepted last year.

01 May 2023

China trademark registration rate falls; Katy Perry loses Katie Perry suit; UKIPO publishes priorities – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a new EUIPO report revealing that less than a quarter of EU designers are women, OpSec Group set to become a public company, and much more.

28 April 2023

Fighting counterfeits and fake accounts on Kuaishou: what you need to know

The Chinese e-commerce platform has been implementing various measures in recent years to tackle counterfeits head on.

26 April 2023

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