BMW wins lawsuit against infringers
A recent ruling by the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court instructed two local companies to pay compensation of 3 million yuan ($431,717) to the German automaker BMW for violating its trademark rights and for unfair competition. Since 2008, the two defendants had used a BMN brand and designed trademarks similar to that of BMW, which were used for clothes, shoes and bags.
autonomous region, the first Chinese-Mongolian bilingual patent enforcement system in China recently went online. Enforcement officials will be able to search laws, regulations and patent statuses in both languages on mobile devices. The devices can also be used to take photos and videos, and to upload and download information.
projects nationwide, which involved more than 600 patents. Some 34 projects made it to the final round. Inventors of 15 projects have signed contracts with local Wuhu manufacturers to industrialize their inventions.
received cases were about patent disputes.