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EC drafts a Watch-list for the markets of counterfeits outside EU

EC drafts a Watch-list for the markets of counterfeits outside EU

New countermeasures against counterfeit of goods – is the status quo going to change? The number of infringement of intellectual property rights is growing every day to reach threatening levels equivalent to $ 461 billion a year. China remains the country with the largest number of counterfeiting goods, but the names of countries like Belgiu...

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Facebook facilitate IP infringement notices and takedowns with monitoring tool

Facebook facilitate IP infringement notices and takedowns with monitoring tool

In the last Transparency Report, Facebook Inc. announces 3 millions takedowns of posts in reply to notices of copyrights and trademarks infringement, including counterfeits, audio, video and other content. The brand new step of the platform policy is a monitoring tool for intellectual property infringements that alerts for uploaded content, prot...

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Trademarks in China and Hong Kong

Trademarks in China and Hong Kong

China's legal system is largely a civil law system, reflecting the influence of Continental European legal systems, especially the German civil law system in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In mainland China, the trademark administration is managed by China Trade Mark Office(CTMO)which is division of the State Administration for Industry & C...

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Apple v/s Swatch for “Tick Different” slogan

Apple v/s Swatch for “Tick Different” slogan

We don't know when exactly Apple and Swatch first had a falling out, but trademark disputes seem to be the stage both have chosen to publicly acknowledge their strained relationship. In the latest example of this, Apple is challenging Swatch's "Tick different" trademark, which features in marketing campaigns for its Bellamy range of simpl...

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