German company wins key design patent case in China
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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