Article of the week #2: Apprehension and application of regulations on bad-faith trademark registration in China’s trademark law

As the first-to-file principle applies in trademark registration in China, illegal parties tend to register others’ reputational trademarks in bad faith to bring trademark owners great trouble in right protection. Pre-emptive registration of foreign trademarks is also rampant. China’s current trademark law imposes regulations on the acts of this kind; for example, Article 44 of … Continue reading Article of the week #2: Apprehension and application of regulations on bad-faith trademark registration in China’s trademark law