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  • Top 10 Trademark Agencies in Administrative Litigation

    2021-01-19
    Top 10 Trademark Agencies in Administrative Litigation  On January 8, 2021, Zhichanli Network Technology Co., Ltd., China’s top intellectual property media platform, published the Top 10 China Intellectual Property Agencies Rankings. Beijing East IP was ranked in the Top 10 Trademark Agencies in Administrative Litigation for the following two cases.  Case 1 – Lonely Planet is not so lonely In ...
  • WEEKLY CHINA TRADEMARK NEWS UPDATES – JANUARY 18, 2021

    2021-01-18
    Weekly China Trademark News Updates January 18, 2021 1. The first instance court fined the “Supreme” mark squatter for RMB 8.5 million On November 14, 2019, Chapter 4 Corp. (“Chapter 4”), owner of the famous “Supreme” skateboard and streetwear brand, filed an unfair competition lawsuit against Shanghai Jiao She International Trade Co., Ltd. and Zhejiang Outlet Plaza Co., Ltd. (the “Defendants”...
  • The Long-Awaited Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law: An In-Depth Look

    2020-12-29

    “The revisions generally serve the proclaimed purposes of placing greater importance on and strengthening IP protection, optimizing enforcement of patent rights, increasing deterrence to infringement, and promoting patent utilization and commercialization of inventions.”

  • MS. HUI SHI’S ONLINE LECTURE FOR GERMAN CLIENTS WAS HELD SUCCESSFULLY

    2020-12-16

    Ms. Hui Shi, senior associate of Beijing East IP Law Firm, was invited by our German clients to share some key issues on IP protection in China through an online lecture.

  • Chris was invited by the Embassy of Israeli in China to share the knowledge of intellectual property protection

    2020-12-01

    On the November 24, 2020, Chris LIU, lawyer from Beijing East IP Law Firm was invited by the Embassy of Israeli in China to give a presentation for Israeli enterprises on China’s intellectual property protection. Chris, with her rich practical experience to vividly demonstrated the signification, application, protection and operation of IPR in an illustrated manner, and gave a simple and profound explanation of the intellectual property protection system in China.

  • Beijing East IP won all the invalidation procedures and administrative litigation procedures of the “micromotor” utility model invalidation case

    2020-12-25

    Beijing Higher People’s Court, on December 15, 2020, issued a second-instance judgment on the invalidation of a utility model patent named “micromotor”, rejected all litigation requests of Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., LTD, and upheld the original judgment. Our patent attorneys Du Lijian, Liu Jun, and Zhang Yongyu acted for the invalidation petitioner Asia Vital Components Co., LTD to participate in the entire process of this case, got the result that all independent claims and some dependent claims invalid in National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA), and won all administrative litigations in Beijing Intellectual Property Court and Beijing Higher People’s Court.

  • Zhang Yongyu gave a keynote speech at an online seminar organized by IIP

    2020-12-24

    Zhang Yongyu, the patent attorney of Beijing East IP, gave a keynote speech on “Introduction to the Fourth Revision of the Patent Law” at an online seminar organized by Japan Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP),on December 2, 2020.

  • MR. TIANLE GAO WAS INVITED TO ATTEND “IP THEME BUSINESS CLASS” AND GAVE A KEYNOTE SPEECH

    2020-12-16

    “The revisions generally serve the proclaimed purposes of placing greater importance on and strengthening IP protection, optimizing enforcement of patent rights, increasing dete

  • BEIJING EAST IP TEAM PREVAILS IN FIVE TRADEMARK ADMINISTRATIVE LAWSUITS FOR INVALIDATIONS AGAINST THE TRADEMARKS OF “GU DU XING QIU IN CHINESE” AND “LONELY PLANET AND GU DU XING XING IN CHINESE”

    2020-08-24

    On June 24, 2020, Beijing High Court, as the second instance court, rendered the final and effective judgments on five trademark invalidations against “GU DU XING QIU in Chinese” and “LONELY PLANET and GU DU XING XING in Chinese.” Ms. Yan ZHANG, Ms. Tianmei DENG and Mr. Liang YIN at Beijing East IP Law Firm represented Lonely Planet and won the victory in both the first instance and the second instance.

  • Art Exhibition Injunction

    2020-06-17

    Beijing East IP Law Firm (referred as “East IP Law Firm”) on behalf of Beijing Great Wonder International Cultural Technology Co., Ltd. (Great Wonder), sued a company operating culture and art development in Hefei for copyright infringement and unfair competition disputes, in which East IP Law Firm filed an application for behavior preservation on behalf of the client in order to prevent the further spread of the confusion and adverse effects caused by the defendant’s behaviors.