Anheuser-Busch InBev China loses lawsuit over parallel-import beer

China’s Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court ruled on June 22 in favor of Guangzhou-based importer GZDF in its lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev China Co., Ltd. who alleged its wheat beer Franziskaner Weissbier imported by GZDF into China infringed its trademark rights.

TCP wins lawsuit over Red Bull’s signature gold can packaging

The Chongqing High People’s Court has recently ruled in favor of T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd. (TCP) in its lawsuit against Reignwood Group over the ownership of the packaging - the signature gold can that energy drink Red Bull comes in.

CNIPA to cease issuing paper certificates of trademark registration

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) announced Monday that no paper certificates of trademark registration will be issued from January 1, 2022 onwards.

Two Wanning-based coffee companies granted use of the GI tag Xinglong Coffee

On September 22, the China (Hainan Free Trade Port) Robusta Coffee and Industry Development Forum-cum-the Second Xinglong Coffee Kickout Tournament 2021 was held in Xinglong Town, Wanning County of China’s Hainan Province.

Tencent v. CNIPA: the “Honor of Kings” trademark is mine!

Anything about the world’s highest-grossing game of all time is no laughing matter, let alone any cent at risk! In a decision dated May 13, 2021, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) failed on appeal to maintain the registration of a Chinese trademark alleged to infri