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Why China’s bad faith reforms may come undone

Karry Lai, Hong Kong


In-house counsel and other IP experts welcome the changes to China’s Trademark Law, which will become effective on November 1 2019, but have reservations about the implementation process

One of the main changes to the law is that a trademark application should be based on use without bad faith. “This will stop quite a lot of bad faith squatters who are making trademark applications and are waiting for...


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