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:
Continue Reading The China National Intellectual Property Administration Initiate Special Campaign against Malicious Squatting of Trademarks



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

Continue Reading 国家知识产权局开展打击商标恶意抢注行为专项行动

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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

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