27 April 2022TrademarksHaoyu Feng

Weeding out bad faith trademarks

In December 2021, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued penalties against two trademark agencies by suspending acceptance of one agency’s trademark cases for 12 months and permanently barring trademark cases from the other.

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