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First case in China penalising bad faith trade mark registration

The Fujian Higher People’s Court issued a judgment on 27 September 2021 awarding Emerson Electric Co (“Emerson”), a US company damages in the amount of RMB1.6 million payable by the defendants (two affiliated Xiamen companies, the main shareholder of the Xiamen companies and the trade mark agent) in China for having registered Emerson’s trade marks […]
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CEDB released a public consultation paper on updating Hong Kong’s copyright regime on 24 November

By Benjamin Choi, Managing Director The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong just released on 24 November 2021 a public consultation paper on updating Hong Kong’s copyright regime.  This is brilliant news to copyright owners and fingers crossed with the passage of the new legislation!  If you may wonder the meaning […]
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OLN IP’s Benjamin Choi Ranked in 2021 WTR 1000

Congratulations to Benjamin Choi, Managing Director of OLN IP, who is a ‘Ranked Individual’ in the Silver Tier for Prosecution & Strategy in 2021 World Trademark Review 1000 – the world’s leading trade mark professionals. Benjamin Choi recently joined our legal and business solutions platform as Managing Director of OLN IP Services (OLN IP), a […]
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