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China Food and Drug Administration requires that all applicants for imported medical equipment must use Chinese names

According to a circular published by China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) on November 2, 2017, from the publication date of this circular, all applicants for imported medical equipment must use Chinese names. This change will mainly affect the foreign ...
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Counter-strike! China initiated an interim review on Dispersion Unshifted Single-Mode Optical Fiber originated from the U.S.

According to an announcement published by the Ministry of Commerce of China ("MOFCOM") today, the MOFCOM has decided to initiate the interim review on Dispersion Unshifted Single-Mode Optical Fiber ("DUSMOF") originated from the U.S. with respect to its applied anti-dumping ...
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Administration Regulatioins on Patent Priority Review published by SIPO

On June 28, 2017, the State Intellectual Property Office of China ("SIPO") published the Administration Regulations on Patent Priority Review, which shall be implemented on August 1, 2017. According to the Regulations, if the applicants meet the conditions and the ...
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China ranks the second largest capital exporting country in 2015

According to the press conference jointly held by China Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM"), China National Bureau of Statistics ("NBS"), and China State Administration for Foreign Exchange ("SAFE") on September 22, 2016, China's outbound investment in 2015 hits record high at ...
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Michael Jordan case re-heard by China Supreme Court today

April 26, 2016 the World IP day. Nobody would believe that China Supreme Court did not have any special intention to choose this day to re-hear Michael Jordan's case on the ownership of the Chinese name for Jordan in China ...
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Remember what the spokesman of China Trademark Office promised earlier this month? Well, there is a new way to get your Trademark Registration Certificate faster.

As we mentioned in our earlier post "Spokesman of China Trademark Office: all delayed Trademark Registration Certificates will be delivered by the end of May", "it is expected that all delayed Trademark Registration Certificates will be delivered to the trademark ...
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Victoria’s Secret wins back its domain names in China

Facts Victoria's Secret (hererinafter referred to as "VS") starts to sell its products in China since 1997. It has registered or purchased the "VICTORIA'S SECRET" trademark in Class 39, 42, 3 and 25 in China in 1995, 1997 and 2011 ...
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New Balance lost another trademark lawsuit in China, again

New Balance v.s. Niu Ba Lun, history Just to give you some background on this case, the famous shoe maker whom you probably are familiar with is NEW BALANCE ATHLETIC SHOE, INC., a US company (hereinafter referred to as "New ...
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