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Philippines court in trade mark infringement u-turn

Peter Ollier, Hong Kong

The Philippines Court of Appeal has completely reversed a decision made in December last year that sentenced a trade mark infringer to two years in prison

Jollibee, a Philippines-based fast food chain, took action against Richard Chua, a businessman who was selling slippers and sandals with a logo similar to the Jollibee logo. In June 2004 a regional trial court found that the Jollibee trade mark...

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