China's New Trademark Law A Boost To Brand Protection
Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 9:12 PM EDT) -- China beefed up infringement penalties and passed other major revisions to its trademark laws last month, and while their effect remains to be seen, experts say the changes are a mark of progress for a country with a less-than-stellar IP system.
The amendments, passed by China's National People's Congress on Aug. 30 and set to go into effect on May 1, 2014, include various enforcement provisions aimed at preventing infringement, bad faith registrations and squatting, as well as measures designed to streamline the application process.
While foreign businesses will likely have to wait and see if the revisions bring about any...
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