• Update n’72 – 07 Dec 2018 – How can Startups Protect their Intellectual Property in China

  • Update n’71 – 23 November 2018 – JIA SHI DUO (Castrol) v. JIA SHI JIE

  • Update n’70 – 16 November 2018 – Being squatted of your own domain name? Arbitration helps

  • Update n’69 – 26 October 2018 – Co-existence agreement helps secure thwarted trademark applications

  • Update n’68 – 11 October 2018 – Should Invalidation Action Cease for Non-use Cancelled TM?

  • Update n’67 – 07 September 2018 – HongFangLaw won the “2017-2018 Excellent Trademark Agency Case” award

  • Update n’66 – 05 September 2018 – PTL Group Partners Exchanging Opinions with HFL & Procon Pacific LLC about the China-US Trade War’s Impact on Supply Chain Shift in Asia and China IPR Development

  • Update n’65 – 31 Aug 2018 – How liabilities on sellers of products constituting Unfair Competition have been implemented in the new amendment of the law

  • Update n’64 – 17 Aug 2018 – Ghost Blows Out the Light vs. Captain Touchers of Gold

  • Update n’63 – 10 Aug 2018 – A View on the State of Variation against Reference Views

  • Update n’62 – 31 July 2018 – Celebrity’s Impact on Trademark Registration

  • Update n’61 – 20 July 2018 – A View on the Statute of Limitations Applied in Trademark Disputes in the Era of Post-General Provisions of the Civil Law

  • Update n’60 – 06 July 2018 – Infringement by Online Game Adaptations of Original Novels

  • Update n’59 – 29 June 2018 – Interpretation and determination concerning Article 10.1.7 of the Trademark Law

  • Update n’58 – 22 June 2018 – Reflection on “trademark use” prescribed by Art. 48 of the Trademark Law in OEM industry

  • Update n’57 – 06 June 2018 – Standards for determining contributory infringement in patent disputes

  • Update n’56 – 08 May 2018 – The Tale of the Two Innisfree Chinese Trademarks

  • Update n’55 – 24 Apr 2018 – Administrative Dealing with Free-riding Trademarks

  • Update n’54 – 16 Apr 2018 – A Brief Analysis of the “JIAO GE YA ZI” Case

  • Update n’53 – 10 Apr 2018 – Is Video Ad Blocking Unfair Competition?

  • Update n’52 – 30 Mar 2018 – Non-use TM Cancellation Dispute

  • Update n’51 – 27 Mar 2018 – Collective Trademark Protection Case

  • Update n’50 – 16 Mar 2018 – Inclusive Coverage of Goods Helps Standardize TM Use

  • Update n’49 – 12 Mar 2018 – Pros & Cons of Cease & Desist Letter Use

  • Update n’48 – 09 Feb 2018 – Exhaustion of the rights conferred by a trademark

  • Update n’47 – 05 Feb 2018 – “Wesley” should not be mistaken for “Wisely”

  • Update n’46 – 02 Feb 2018 – Ronghua Trademark Infringement Case

  • Update n’45 – 29 Jan 2018 – Sulwhasoo vs. Sulansoo Trademark Case

  • Event Update – 26 Jan 2018 – CBBC-QBPC IPR Owners Meeting

  • Update n’44 – 22 Jan 2018 – TM Law Protection on Deceased Celebrity’s Name

  • Update n’43 – 11 Jan 2018 – Invalidation of the “PRINS” preemptive trademark

  • Update n’42 – 05 Jan 2018 – Johnnie Walker case: no free ride by John Walker

  • Company Update – 29 Dec 2017 – HFL New Office and New Graduate Program with ECUPL Inauguration Ceremony

  • Update n’41 – 20 Dec 2017 – Dispute over Trademark Infringement and Unfair Competition between AkzoNobel and Doulax

  • Update n’40 – 14 Dec 2017 – How “Jia De Shi” Successfully Blocked the Registration of “Jia De Le”

  • Update n’39 – 29 Nov 2017 – First Big Data Case by Penfolds & Alibaba

  • Update n’38 – 23 Nov 2017 – Event Report : MOU Signed by ALIBABA–CBBC on IP Protection

  • Company Update – 17 Nov 2017 – “HongFangLaw iMerit Scholarship” for ECUPL 2017-2027

  • Update n’37 – 23 Oct 2017 – Event Report : “STAY ALERT, STAY CONFIDENT” – IP PROTECTION IN CHINA

  • Company Update – 20 Oct 2017 – International recognition for excellence

  • Update n’36 – 12 Sept 2017 – 19.6% of Admin Decision Canceled by Beijing IP Court – Report on the Work of Intellectual Property Courts

  • Update n’35 – 08 Sept 2017 – HongFangLaw Case on Rejection Review of Trademark “發育寶-S” was Awarded “Excellent Case Award”

  • Update n’34 – 22 Aug 2017 – Trademark Dispute Between Under Armour and Uncle Martian

  • Update n’33 – 18 Aug 2017 – Shanghai IP Court: International Purchase on E-Commerce Platform Constitutes Trademark Infringement

  • Update n’32 – 17 Aug 2017 – SPC Rules JDB & GPHL to Use Jointly the Red-can Trade Dress on WongLo Kat

  • Update n’31 – 28 July 2017 – Starting a Business in China | How does a foreigner start up a Business in China?

  • Update n’30 – 21 July 2017 – Mercedes-Benz and Chery Agree on Use of “EQ” Trademark

  • Update n’29 – 13 July 2017 – China: Court Imposes Highest Statutory Penalty for Refusal to Abide by Injunction – INTA Bulletin

  • Update n’28 – 30 June 2017 – Xia Junli – Judicial Policies for Prevention of Bad Faith Trademark Registration – Part III

  • Update n’27 – 29 June 2017 – Xia Junli – Judicial Policies for Prevention of Bad Faith Trademark Registration – Part II

  • Update n’26 – 28 June 2017 – Xia Junli – Judicial Policies for Prevention of Bad Faith Trademark Registration – Part I

  • Company Update – 05 June 2017 – The 139th INTA (International Trademark Association) Review

  • Update n’25 – 02 June 2017 -OEM Trademark Infringement on “PEAK”

  • Event Report – 16 May 2017 – “STAY ALERT, STAY CONFIDENT” – IP PROTECTION IN CHINA

  • Update n’24 – 12 May 2017 – Alert: Legal Risks in Trademarks Fading into Generic Names

  • Update n’23 – 28 April 2017 – Design Patents Involving GUIs Pose New Challenges

  • Update n’22 – 27 April 2017 – China Customs Publishes Its Top 10 IP Protection Cases of 2016

  • Update n’21 – 14 April 2017 – China’s attempt to establish a patent priority review system

  • Company Update – 05 April 2017 – New Partnership between HongFangLaw and the Shanghai Association of International Trade

  • Update n’20 – 01 April 2017 – Huami Sued in USA for Patent Infringement

  • Company Update – 31 March 2017 – China Trademark Office: Official Fees reduced by 50% since April 1, including Trademark Registration, etc.

  • Update n’19 – 30 March 2017 – Sony Ruled by IP Court in Beijing for Invention Patent Infringement and Judged with Huge Compensation

  • Update n’18 – 22 March 2017 – Lawsuit against Mobike’s Smart Lock for Patent Infringement

  • Update n’17 – 17 March 2017 – Legal risk for the improper use of the “well-known trademark” expression

  • Update n’16 – 06 March 2017- Legal Risks of using a Sign Identical with or Similar to the Name or Sign of the Red Cross for Commercial Use

  • Update n’15 – 24 February 2017- AutoNavi Co. Filed an Unfair Competition Lawsuit against DI DI Co. and Claimed Compensation of 75 Million RMB

  • Update n’14 – 17 February 2017 – Should Derivative Work Without Authorization Be Protected?

  • Company Update -25 January 2017 -HongFangLaw Receives the “Best Service Provider” Award for 2016 from AkzoNobel

  • Update n’13 – 16 December 2016 – Interpretation of “QIAODAN” (in Chinese characters:乔丹) Trademark Infringement Dispute

  • Update n’12 – 06 December 2016 – What kind of business problems are revealed to us from this Trademark Assignment Invalidation Judgment made by the Court?

  • Event Report – 16 November 2016 – How to protect your Brand from Copycats

  • Company Update -15 November 2016 – New INTA Bulletin Update

  • Update n’11 – 11 November 2016 – Adidas Succeeds in Trademark Infringement case Against Tmall Online Store and Receives Compensation of RMB 1.2 Million

  • Update n’10 – 09 November 2016 – The Granted Number of China’s Invention Patents Decreased Significantly

  • Update n’9 – 02 November 2016 – CTMO Promises to Issue Trademark Filing Receipt in within Three Months

  • Update n’8 – 27 October 2016 – Guangzhou Plans to Set Up an E-commerce Patent Rights Protection Centre

  • Update n’7 – 19 October 2016 – Trademark infringement lawsuit between CHANEL and Guangzhou Tianma Development Co., Ltd.,et al.

  • Event Report – 28 September 2016 – China investment Conference Shanghai 2016

  • Update n’6 – 21 September 2016 – Blizzard Entertainment succeeds in infringement lawsuit against World of Warcraft

  • Event Report – 26 August 2016 – China-Britain Business Council and the International Publishers Copyright Protection Coalition

  • Company Update – 30 August 2016 – How to Protect Your Trade Dress in China

  • Update n’5 – 23 August 2016 – An Interpretation of Statistics Report on China Patent 2015(III)

  • Update n’4 – 12 August 2016 – An Interpretation of Statistics Report on China Patent 2015(II)

  • Update n’3 – 08 August 2016 – Review of “Chateau Lafite” Trademark Opposition

  • Update n’2 – 29 July 2016 – An Interpretation of Statistics Report on China Patent 2015(I)

  • Update n’1 – 22 July 2016 – Are you registering your trademark properly? Let’s learn from the analysis of recent cases in the sporting equipment industry in China.