Domain name piracy is as common as trademark squatting in China. The key to striking down domain name piracy is to determine that the domain name is registered in bad faith which either infringes a … [Read more...] about What are the legal grounds for domain name disputes in China?
What is “Opting Out” and why does it matter?
The introduction of a new jurisdiction is rare enough, but the advent of a new court system that allows for litigation concerning valuable property assets across a multi-national market of over 450 … [Read more...] about What is “Opting Out” and why does it matter?
Six common problems caused by China’s trademark subclass system
China introduced the unique subclass system for assessing the similarity of goods/services during trademark examination. While the "check-box" approach is designed for efficiency, it leaves no room … [Read more...] about Six common problems caused by China’s trademark subclass system
Extreme control over proceedings is a costs risk for third party funders
As litigation funding grows in popularity, the court's ability to make heftier costs orders against commercial litigation funders has come into focus. Whether the so-called 'Arkin cap' will apply to … [Read more...] about Extreme control over proceedings is a costs risk for third party funders