Tag: Trademark Law

Attending the China International Import Exposition?

Here’s our practical advice for doing business in China now: trademarks, business cards and more The Fifth China International Import Exposition (CIIE) starts tomorrow (5 November) and lasts till the 10 November. CIIE was first announced in May 2017 by President Xi Jinping during the Belt and Road Forum as a platform to actively open…

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Q&A on opposing a trademark registration

In China, companies and individuals may file a trademark opposition to contest a preliminarily approved trademark registration. Once the trademark is preliminarily approved, it will be publicly announced in the trademark gazette. During the preliminary approval period, companies and individuals may file an objection application. If successful, the trademark will not be registered. For companies,…

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