Oct 14,2022

Wanhuida Partner speaks at Marques TM webinar

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On 14th October 2022, the MARQUES China Team hosts a webinar on “Chinese IP/TM Updates” to offer practical insights on some of the key trademark questions in the country.

The webinar covers the following topics:

The new Chinese trademark examination guidelines, effective from 1 January 2022;

CNIPA’s listed 10 general illicit trademark acts;

The attitude of CNIPA and the courts to letters of consent and co-existence agreements;

Actions against bad-faith filing and the leading cases of monetary punishment; and

Heavier criminal punishments for trademark-related offences.

Wanhuida Intellectual Property Partner Zhu Zhigang shares latest judicial case law addressing an array of hot-button issues including trademark bad-faith filing, malicious lawsuit, reverse confusion, conflicts of rights, interim injunction, product shape protection and incidental civil actions brought during criminal proceedings.

About 30 attendees including WIPO officials and European corporate in-house counsels participate in the webinar and interact with the speakers.