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German company wins key design patent case in China

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In one of the biggest design patent infringement cases since China joined the WTO in 2001, German bus maker Neoplan Bus has won damages of Rmb 21.16 million ($3 million) against two Chinese companies for copying its Starliner bus design

The Beijing Number 1 Intermediate Court made the decision on January 14 after a two-year legal battle.

“The verdict shows that our faith in the Chinese legal system was warranted and that industrial property rights are taken seriously in China,”...

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