By Xu Jing and Zhang Hairuo King & Wood Mallesons’ IP Litigation Group
On April 22, 2013, the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (the “SPC”) released its Annual Press Release regarding Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property and Model Cases of 2012. The SPC therein unveiled the “Top Ten Innovative Intellectual Property Cases in China (2012)”, which included the “Leroy-Somer” trademark and company name infringement case (Case Number:  Min Min Zhong Zi No. 819). As lawyers from King & Wood Mallesons’ IP Litigation Group, we represented the Plaintiffs, Leroy-Somer Societe Anonyme ( “LS”) and Leroy-Somer Electro-Technique (Fuzhou) Co., Ltd. (the “LSFZ”), against Lilaisenma Fujian Electrical Machinery Co., Ltd. (the “LLSM”) in this matter.
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