8 Key Revisions To Chinese Trademark Law

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 1:10 PM EST) -- China’s significantly revised trademark laws streamline the application process, provide greater protection for well-known marks, and impose harsher penalties on infringers.

China has long been criticized for lax intellectual property protection and being a haven for piracy. Perhaps in response to such criticisms, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress revised the Trademark Law of the People’s Republic of China on Aug. 30, 2013, to improve the efficiency of applying for or contesting trademark registrations, to provide greater protection for trademark owners, and to crack...
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