CTPLO Blog

All blogs

China Booms in Technological Innovation

On January 8, President Xi Jinping presented award certificates to academicians Wang Zeshan and HouYunde, winners of 2017 State Preeminent Science and Technology Award and expressed congratulations to them.

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-23 09:00:29 · 46 read News

SIPO: Invention Patent Applications Surge in 2017

International filings via cooperation treaty also show a hefty rise on previous year

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-23 08:39:21 · 56 read News

The General Situation of Registering a Trademark in Southeast Asia

From celebrating its Golden Jubilee on August 8, 2017, to Indonesia becoming the 100th member of the Madrid System...

Venkatesh Viswanath · Published on 2018-01-19 13:50:19 · 41 read General

From A Case to Put "trade dress" in Perspective

Plaintiff Leapers, Inc. makes adjustable rifle scopes. Several portions of Plaintiff’s products are textured with so-called “knurling,” which allows users.....

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-17 16:36:11 · 42 read Cases

Review Decision about Trademark No. 18620888 for Rejection

A review case about judging the similarity between a designed word mark and a word mark.

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-16 14:21:16 · 32 read Cases

People's Daily Online: Squat Trademark with Malicious Intention Would Be Rejected Definitely

At present, a large number of malicious squatting cases occur on the market in violation of the principle of honesty and credit......

China Daily Online · Published on 2018-01-15 11:41:00 · 65 read Trademark

Do you know about color combined mark?

Brief introduction about color combination mark

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-12 14:15:43 · 57 read IP Knowledge

Review Decision about Trademark No. 15884582 for Rejection

A review decision about a combined mark

CTPLO · Published on 2018-01-11 13:44:32 · 50 read Cases

Personality Images And IP

In the lead up to the Christmas and new year season, most of us are accustomed to seeing television advertisements featuring well-known actors and personalities endorsing a range of luxury products such as perfumes and watches.....

Shireen Smith and Kieran Heneghan · Published on 2018-01-10 15:11:49 · 35 read General

Perspectives on the dispute of “Daoxiangcun”

Over the years, in Chinese market of pastries and mooncakes, the Daoxiangcun (“稻香村”) brand...

Kevin Nie · Published on 2018-01-09 14:22:28 · 49 read Cases