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According to the judgment, Sony was ordered to (1) immediately cease infringement of IWNCOMM’s SEP found in 35 of Sony’s mobile handsets, (2) pay damages of RMB8.62 million (approximately USD1.25 million), and (3) pay reasonable litigation costs of RMB474,194 (around USD69,000).
The Supreme People’s Court took these cases and held a public hearing in April this year, and this morning (December 8th), the SPC publicly announced its decisions, which reversed in part and affirmed in part. Beijing East IP took a close look at the decisions and summarized the revered decisions.
There is a popular saying in the online world in China: “The best way to read and understand the news is to read similar reports in tandem.”
On April 15, 2016, IPHOUSE (www.iphouse.cn) launched Beijing Intellectual Property Court Judicial Protection Data Analysis Report (2015). This is the first time for a third party to publish the assessment and analysis on IP cases in China. In addition, this is the most complete and detailed analysis report regarding the IP Cases in 2015 handled by the newly established Beijing IP Court.
Beijing East IP team has the honor to translate such analysis report into English.
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Dr. Lulin GAO, Former Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of China
Mr. Yunchuan ZHOU, Judge of Intellectual Property Tribunal of the Supreme People’s Court of China
Mr. Xiang PU, CEO of IPHOUSE, former judge handling IP cases
Mr. Xuan ZHANG, CEO of Zhichanli, one of the most popular IP media in China
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Guiding Experts Committee
| Dr. Lulin GAO
Former Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of China
| Professor Kesheng JIN
Former Deputy Chief of IP Tribunal of the Supreme People’s Court of China
| Professor Qinghu AN
Former Director General of China Trademark Office under SAIC
| Dr. Jacques Michel
Former Vice President of EPO
| Mr. David J. Kappos
Former Director of USPTO
| Mr. Hisamitsu Arai
Former Director of JPO
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Recently, Beijing High Court as the second instance court rendered the final and effective decisions on the trademark opposition against “Face book.” Beijing High Court held that trademark application of the opposed marks “Face book” was in obvious bad faith of copying and imitating third parties’ marks with high fame, which disturbed the registration and administrative order of trademark, jeopardized the market order of fair competition, and violated the principle of public order and good social custom.
In order to facilitate correct trial of patent infringement disputes, the present interpretation is made in accordance with the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Tort Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Civil Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China and so on, and in combination with judicial practice.
Section I: Network-related Copyright
Section II: Network-related Trademark
Section III: Network-related Unfair Competition
Seagate Technology Public Limited Company (hereinafter referred to as “Seagate”), one of the world’s largest hard drive manufacturers, recentlyinvolved in a dispute over trademark infringement in China. The Plaintiff (Du, an individual from Guangdong province) filed a trademark infringement lawsuit before the Futian District People’s Court of Shenzhen City inGuangdong province claiming that the “FreeAgent” series hard drive products manufactured and sold by Seagate, its subsidiary, and its agent infringed upon his registered trademark “FREEAGENT.” Recently, the First Instance Court dismissed all the Plaintiff’s claims.
In the coming holiday season, we sincerely present to you the Beijing East IP Newsletter, and wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
In this issue, we summarized our footprint in year 2014, and provided review of typical cases and in-depth research to hot topics. We hope such information and our efforts are useful for your business here in China.