New developments for trademark protection in China: what has changed.

China is once again named top one in trademark applications received in 2018, making already 16 consecutive years. In addition, many changes impacted the Chinese Trademark Law and the China Trade Mark Office (CTMO), the most remarkable ones are the … Read More

How is counterfeiting really characterized?

For the average consumer, a counterfeit is just a copy of an original product. Hence, there are many misconceptions attached to this term, such as “this is not a counterfeit because the trademark is not reproduced on the product” or … Read More

The absence of protection of social media username by IP rights

Following the onset of social media, trademarks have been weakened. The main risk is the damage to one’s name and brand reputation. The content on social media platforms spreads at such a speed the consequences are almost irreversible. A certain … Read More