Trademark

German pump maker Wilo wins $800,000 in trademark suit

China’s Beijing Intellectual Property Court on April 6 upheld a lower court ruling in favor of Wilo China Ltd. (威乐(中国)中国水泵系统有限公司), German pump maker Wilo SE’s Chinese unit, in a trademark lawsuit lodged by it against Weile Pump (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (威乐泵业(江苏)有限公司) and Beijing Yangguang Keyu Solar Ener

Thai energy drink Red Bull wins $32 mln in latest trademark vow in China

China’s Tianhe District People’s Court of Guangzhou city on May 7 ruled in favor of Thai drink maker T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd. (天丝医药保健有限公司) in a lawsuit lodged by it against Guangdong Red Bull Vitamin Drink Co., Ltd. (RBVC) (广东红牛维他命饮料有限公司) and its two subsidiary companies in a lawsuit

China’s 9 exemplary trademark opposition and reexamination proceedings of 2021

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) published a list of nine exemplary trademark proceedings, including five trademark opposition ones, one review one, and three invalidation ones. Article 2 of the Trademark Law of the People’s Republic of China provides that in principle

Swedish seal maker Roxtec confirms $75,000 win in trademark suit

China’s Shanghai Intellectual Property Court in February upheld a lower court ruling in favor of Swedish seal maker Roxtec International AB (烙克赛克) in a trademark infringement lawsuit lodged by it against Chinese competitor Shanghai Yibo Shipping Co., Ltd. (上海怡博船务有限公司), ordering Yibo to pay 500,000 y

Ultraman’s Chinese licensee wins $120,000 in trademark suit

China’s Beijing Intellectual Property Court in April ruled in favor of Chinese licensing company Shanghai Character License Administrative Co., Ltd. (SCLA) (上海新创华文化发展有限公司), a licensed manager and operator of the intellectual property rights of Japanese special effects studio Tsuburaya Productions, i