Chang Tsi & Partners has represented BorgWarner, a well-known car accessories company, to bring criminal actions against counterfeit manufacturers and their distributors in 10 provinces in China. Working alongside officials from the PSB to seize counterfeits from the infringers and successfully dismantling the counterfeit operation from manufacturing to distribution, thereby clearing the markets for the client in China. The case was listed as a “cluster battle” case under the supervision of the Central PSB of China and widely acknowledged as a success.
In March 2014, Unwired Planet brought an action against Huawei, Samsung and Google for the infringement of its UK patents, including 5 standard essential patents (“SEP”) covered by 2G, 3G and 4G telecommunication standards.
Two and half years passed since the New China Trademark Law and Regulation on the Implementation of the China Trademark Law were implemented as of May 1, 2014, China Trademark Office (the CTMO) and Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (the TRAB) finally issue the new version of Trademark Review and Examination Criteria.