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The “use” requirement in trademark revocation cases in China

The “use” requirement in trademark revocation cases in China based on non-use for three consecutive years A trademark right is an intellectual property right that increases its value through actual use and the commercial benefits derived therefrom, meaning that its actual use by the trademark holder occurs out of a commercial need which therefore enhances …

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China to Establish the Second and Third Internet Court

The Internet has become the second space in human life, changing people’s production and lifestyle, refreshing the concept of law, judicial practice and public demand for court services. The characteristics of virtuality, cross-regionality, and decentralization of the Internet have created enormous challenges to the existing legal theory and judicial system. Parties who are used to …

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A new possibility to block online file sharing platforms?

European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that ‘The Pirate Bay’ infringes copyrights With its decision on June, 14th the ECJ might have paved the road for proceeding against online sharing platforms. Up to now taking legal action in order to restrict the offer of copyright-protected works was rather complicated and did not guarantee sustainable success. …

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