On 25 November 2019, the Beijing People’s High Court ordered Red Bull Beijing to pay 18.8 million RMB (2.41 million Euro) in court fees in a case — one of the highest court fees ordered for IP cases in China. One may feel surprised and wonder: How did the court arrive at this amount? Before answering this question, brief facts of the case: Petitioner Red Bull Beijing filed suit against […]
CTMO recently held a national video conference where a number of important and interesting statistics were revealed.In 2020, the CTMO examined 8.78 million trade mark applications, an increase of 6.43% compared to 2019. The average trade mark examination period is reduced to four months, while the average time to obtain trade mark registration is reduced to seven to eight months.