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A round up of the latest Intellectual Property news.

CANBURY AWARDED INJUNCTION IN THE SUM OF 2,43 MILLION YUAN IN TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT CASE

Schmitt & Orlov Beijing Haidian District People’s Court started handling a trademark infringement and unfair competition case between Cadbury UK Limited Co. and Yikoulian Xiamen Food Co. As Beijing Haidian District People’s Court representatives reported, Yikoulian Company had strictly violated the Trademark law of the Mainland of China. The essence of the law violation is […]

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STRICTER IPR PROTECTION SIGN OF FAIR COMPETITION

Schmitt & Orlov It has been recently announced that the well-known American media company MGM Holdings Inc. has sued the Chinese company MGM Films for infringing MGM Holdings Inc. trademark and breaking the main principle of IP – the principle of unfair competition. As China Daily reported, MGM Films company registered the logo with lions […]

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S&O Update – Cambodia

Ministry of Interior, 31st January 2020 To gain more knowledge to the competent authorities regarding the genuine and counterfeit products, the Cambodia Counter Counterfeit Committee (The CCCC), allowed Schmitt & Orlov to conduct the training on the topic of  “ANTI-COUNTERFEIT”, by H.E. Lt. Gen. Sar Sithik, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Interior and Permanent Vice-President […]

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UZBEKISTAN – The entry into force of the first Uzbek Data Protection Law

The Republic of Uzbekistan adopted the first unified regulation on personal data on 02 July 2019, the Law no. ZRU-547 on Personal Data, entered into force on 01 October 2019. Previously, personal data had been regulated by various legislations. Pursuant to Article 4 of the Law, a personal data is information fixed on electronic, paper and other […]

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S&O Update: Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan’s potential accession to the WTO would mean that this country would become a member of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). TRIPS is an international legal agreement between all members of the WTO. It is the most comprehensive multilateral regulation of intellectual property. It concerns copyright and related rights, trademarks, […]

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