Applicant for cancellation: Heyi (Hong Kong) Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Trademark registrant: Dai Nengzhong

Key words: Trademark use, Non-use cancellation, Franchising,  Commercial administration of the licensing of the goods and services of others.
Continue Reading Use of the trademark in connection with “franchising” does not constitute the use on “commercial administration of the licensing of the goods and services of others” —-Trademark Cancellation Review against Registration for “和易购” No.13274116

Recently, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) published a Notice on Action Plan for Combating Malicious Squatting of Trademarks (“Notice”). The Notice emphasizes that malicious trademark squatting cause serious damage to the legitimate rights and interests of honest market participants and general public, and seriously harms the order of trademark registration management. In order to strengthen governance from the source and establish an efficient working mechanism for cracking down on malicious squatting, with coordination among different departments, the CNIPA has decided to carry out a special action against malicious squatting from March 2021.  The work focus on the following seven types of trademark malicious squatting seeking improper benefits, disturbing the order of trademark registration and causing relatively adverse social impact:
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撤销申请人:和易(香港)资产管理有限公司

商标注册人:代能忠

关键词:商标使用 三年不使用撤销 特许经营 特许经营的商业管理
Continue Reading 商标在“特许经营”服务上的使用并不构成在“特许经营的商业管理”上的使用——-第13274116号“和易购”商标撤销复审案

近日,国家知识产权局印发了《打击商标恶意抢注行为专项行动方案》的通知(以下简称《通知》)。《通知》强调,商标恶意抢注行为严重损害诚信经营市场主体和社会公众的合法权益,严重危害商标注册秩序。为强化源头治理,建立形成部门协同、统筹推进打击商标恶意抢注行为的高效工作机制,国家知识产权局决定自2021年3月起,集中开展打击商标恶意抢注行为专项行动,严厉打击以下7类图谋不当利益、扰乱商标注册管理秩序、造成较大不良社会影响的恶意抢注情形。
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近年、人工知能やビッグデータなどの新興技術の発展・成熟に伴い、中国国内でハイテック起業のブームが起きている。株式市場の科創板がタイムリーに発足したことで、中国国内のハイテクベンチャー企業が資本市場で最もホットな投資対象となっている。知的財産はハイテクベンチャー企業のコアバリューであり、投資のハイリスクポイントでもあるため、投資者が投資を決定する前に最も重要な関心事になる。そのため、より多くの投資者が、投資決定を行う前に仲介機構に依頼してターゲット企業に対して知財デューデリジェンスを行い、ターゲット企業の知財情況を把握して、投資決定のための重要な情報サポートを提供することを選択する。
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In recent years, with the development and maturity of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data, China has ushered in an upsurge of high-tech entrepreneurship.  With the timely launch of the Science and Technology Innovation Board, domestic high-tech start-ups have become the most popular investment targets in the capital market.  Since intellectual property (“IP”) rights are the core value of high-tech start-ups and the high risk of investment, it has become the most concerned issue for investors before making investment decisions.  Therefore, more and more investors choose to entrust intermediary agencies to conduct specific due diligence on the target company’s IP rights before making investment decisions to understand the target company’s IP rights and provide extremely important information support for investment decisions.
Continue Reading Introduction to Intellectual Property Due Diligence

近年来,随着人工智能、大数据等新兴技术的发展与成熟,国内迎来了高科技创业热潮。随着科创板的适时推出,国内高科技创业公司更是成为了资本市场最热门的投资标的。由于知识产权是高科技创业公司最核心的价值,也是投资的高风险点所在,因而其也成为了投资人在做投资决策前最为关注的问题。因此,越来越多的投资人选择在投资决策前委托中介机构对目标公司进行知识产权专项尽职调查,以了解目标公司的知识产权情况,为投资决策提供极为重要的信息支持。
Continue Reading 知识产权尽职调查介绍