Although it seems like 2017 has only just begun, there have been some interesting new updates in Chinese trademark practice in this short initial season. The following updates are summarized below:

1. New edition of Classification of Similar Goods and Services for registration in the People’s Republic of China
Nice classification (11th edition) was officially put into use by WIPO on January 1st of 2017. The Chinese Trademark Office accordingly updated their classification of…

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