Chinese Court Rules To Protect TOEFL, GRE And GMAT Copyrights

Law360, New York (January 6, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Chinese court has ordered a Beijing school to pay damages to the owners of the TOEFL, GRE and GMAT tests after finding that the school infringed on the plaintiff’s copyrights but not on its trademarks.

New Oriental, a private English-training institution, was ordered to pay 6.4 million yuan (US$774,000) in compensation to the plaintiffs -- the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

The judgment, which is the second and final verdict, was announced by the Beijing High People's Court last...
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