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Intellectual Property and Technology News (Asia Pacific) June 2017

by DLA Piper on

Welcome to the latest Asia Pacific Edition of the Intellectual Property and Technology News, our biannual publication designed to report on worldwide developments in intellectual property and technology law, offering...more

Best in Law: How You Can Combat Chinese Counterfeits

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Counterfeit products can create significant problems for businesses. Chinese counterfeiting costs foreign businesses billions of dollars a year in lost profits, according to an ABC News report last year. Counterfeiting...more

It’s a Game Winning Shot but Far from a Slam Dunk: Michael Jordan Obtains Partial Victory in Chinese Courts over Use of His Name

by Knobbe Martens on

In December 2016, China’s Supreme Court held that a Chinese manufacturer named Qiaodan Sports Company, could not continue to produce athletic shoes, clothing and gear bearing the trademark (see article), which is the Chinese...more

Three Point Shot - December 2016

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

In Partial Trademark Victory over Chinese Sportswear Company, MJ Posterizes Unauthorized User of Chinese Version of His Name - In Game 3 of the first round of the 1991 NBA Eastern Conference playoffs between the New York...more

2016: A Full Bouquet of Wine Fraud

The rapid growth of the international wine market has given rise to a simultaneous growth in wine fraud. The burgeoning demand, especially in China, has exposed all players—collectors, investors, vineyards, distributors, and...more

Online Seller Wins Dismissal of RICO Claims in Counterfeiting Action by Fashion Retailers

by Bryan Cave on

A New York federal court recently held that defendant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (“Alibaba”), which is notorious for allegedly enabling the sale of counterfeit products, did not violate federal racketeering law by selling...more

Alibaba Wins Dismissal of RICO Claims Asserted by Eight Luxury-Brand Plaintiffs

by Bryan Cave on

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (“Alibaba”) is making headlines once again with its recent victory in New York federal court. Notorious for allegedly enabling the sale of counterfeit products on its...more

A Prime Concern: Counterfeiting on Amazon

Readers: find any good deals on Prime Day? For my part, I abstained. I’ve had a “Gold Box” deal sitting in the box for about 6 months now — turns out, I really didn’t need a pressure cooker....more

Jack Ma Confuses Counterfeit with Off-Brand

Jack Ma, the founder of the Chinese internet giant Alibaba, recently said that the counterfeit problem so many brands are dealing with today is primarily a result of the fact that the fakes are actually better than the...more

Law À La Mode - Landmark Case for Counterfeit Goods Infringement in China

by DLA Piper on

In a recent landmark decision, the newly established Beijing Intellectual Property Court (Court) awarded the first ever maximum statutory damage under China’s new trademark law in favor of French-Italian luxury outwear maker...more

Air Jordan Grounded in China

by Weintraub Tobin on

Michael Jordan is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Beyond his five MVP trophies and six NBA championship rings, however Jordan also was the one of the most widely marketed athletic...more

Law À La Mode - Special Edition – INTA 2015

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - DUBAI’S d3: National talent meets international brands - COMBATTING COUNTERFEIT GOODS ONLINE: Are Alibaba’s anti-counterfeiting efforts enough? - A GUIDE TO PROTECTING A NEW FASHION ITEM: Our...more

Department of Commerce Reaches Affirmative Determinations on Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China and...

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

On December 16, 2014, the Department of Commerce (“DOC”) reached affirmative final antidumping determinations relating to Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from the People’s Republic of China (“China”) and...more

Law À La Mode: Special Edition – INTA 2014

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - MODERNISATION OF THE TRADEMARK SYSTEM: Is Europe on the cusp of trademark law reform? - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE: Brand owners face unique challenges in Russia - DETAINING COUNTERFEIT GOODS: New...more

Intellectual Property and Technology News - Issue 20, Q4 2013

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - CHINA AMENDS TRADEMARK LAW: PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR BRAND OWNERS - SUPREME COURT CORNER - A CASE FOR COUNTERFEIT TRADE DRESS - MANAGING YOUR IP ACROSS BORDERS - Excerpt...more

Trade & Manufacturing Alert - August 2013

by King & Spalding on

In This Issue: - American Manufacturers See Increase In Orders - Ways And Means Conducts Hearing On Trade With Brazil - GAO Publishes Study On Counterfeit And Pirated Goods - News Of Note: ..China Issues...more

Intellectual Property LEGAL NEWS - January 24, 2013 • Volume 1, Number 1

by Dickinson Wright on

In This Issue: - FIGHTING COUNTERFEITS IN CHINA – LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL? - FEDERAL CIRCUIT EXPANDS SCOPE OF INDUCED INFRINGEMENT FOR METHOD PATENTS - JURISDICTIONS SPLIT ON WHEN COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION...more

Chinese Government Decision May Help Brands Protect Themselves

by McCarter & English, LLP on

Anyone trying to stop Chinese counterfeiters learns almost immediately that most of the information that would ordinarily identify China-based owners of a URL or website is false. That makes it costly or impossible to...more

Winter 2013 Eye on China Newsletter

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter offers companies helpful insight as they successfully navigate China’s complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. In this issue, we focus on the following...more

EU Customs Practice Group - June/July 2012

by White & Case LLP on

In This Issue: - EU CUSTOMS POLICY MCC/UCC recast proposal; Multi-annual Strategic Plan and IT strategy; Fighting fraud in the EU; and, FISCALIS and CUSTOMS merge faces opposition. -...more

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