Trademark owners have been dedicating vast resources to stopping others registering trademarks identical or similar to their own. Zhang Xu and Fabio Giacopello explain.
Changes may soon be introduced in China by the Third Amendment of the Trademark Law of PRC, the draft of which was published in September 2011, for comments.
Anyone who wishes to obtain protection for a trademark in China must apply for registration with the Chinese Trademark Office (CTMO) under the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC).
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