By He Fang Zhang Yue King & Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution group

Enterprises and the general public are becoming increasingly aware of their intellectual property (IP) rights as well as the need to protect them.  Remedies for IP infringements are commonly obtained from civil lawsuit and complaint to administrative authorities seeking investigation and punishment. In severe infringement cases, an action may even be brought by the IP owner in the criminal court. This article will look at the ways IP owners could do to assist the authorities to hold infringers criminally accountable?
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By Mia Qu King & Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution group

The case

  • Plaintiff: China UnionPay
  • Defendants: Jinan Daonuo Information and Technology Co., Ltd. & Shandong Yuntai Mingde Information and Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Court of Trial (Level): Shanghai Intellectual Property Court (First Instance)
  • Nature of Case (Cause of Action): Infringement of the Exclusive Right of Registered Trademark and Unfair Competition

Continue Reading Case report: How such a concealed infringement of UnionPay’s intellectual property was brought to justice in China?