Trademark Office of CNIPA Cracks Down on World Cup Trademark Squatting ​

On Dec 2, Trademark Office of CNIPA announced the Notice on Cracking Down on Malicious Registration of Trademarks such as “World Cup” and “Raib” per the law (关于依法打击恶意抢注“世界杯” “拉伊卜”等商标注册的通告). According to the Notice, a small number of enterprises and natural persons maliciousl

NetEase Wins 50 Million RMB in Minecraft Infringement Litigation

On November 30, the Guangdong Higher People’s Court awarded NetEase 50 million RMB (over $7 million USD), the highest damages award in China for game infringement, and an injunction in an unfair competition case against Shenzhen Mini Play Company (深圳迷你玩公司) .

Tencent won record 32.4 million yuan in copyright dispute with TikTok ​

Recently, the Xi 'an Intermediate People's Court ordered TikTok to pay Tencent more than 32.4 million yuan after founding that video clips of “the worm valley” released on the TikTok Platform have infringed Tencent’s exclusive broadcasting right.

A lawsuit against Tesla by a KuGou subsidiary will be heard on December 26 ​

​ According to a recent report, a lawsuit against Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd and Tesla Auto Sales and Service (Beijing) Co., Ltd filed by Guangzhou Fanxing Huyu IT Co., Ltd will be heard in the People's Courts of the Pudong New Area of Shanghai Municipality on December 26.

IQiyi Awarded Over RMB 1M Against Algorithm Recommendation Infringement

At present, there is no dispute that the unauthorized act of editing and dissemination of film and television works infringes on the owner’s right to network dissemination of information. The dispute mainly lies in whether the short video platform that pushes the infringing video