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China’s National Intellectual Property Administration Releases English Language Guidelines on Trademark Protection and Enforcement

On November 30, 2021, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the English-language Guidelines for the Legal Protection and Enforcement of Chinese Trademarks.  The Guidelines “introduce China’s trademark protection system in detail, covering the entire process of registration application, review, opposition, infringement and relief, and provides online search, online application, and trademark protection strategies.”

The English-language Guidelines were released  “on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the cooperation between the [UK IP Office and CNIPA], in order to deepen the understanding of the Chinese and British intellectual property systems by enterprises of the two countries and provide better services to innovators in the two countries.” The UK IP Office issued corresponding guidelines on UK intellectual property in Chinese and English.

All the Guidelines are available here.  The English-language Chinese Guidelines are also available here: Guidelines on Trademark Protection and Enforcement in China.

© 2022 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. All Rights Reserved.National Law Review, Volume XI, Number 336
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Aaron Wininger IP Attorney China Portfolio Development
Director of China Intellectual Property Law Practice Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

Aaron Wininger is a Senior Attorney and Schwegman’s Director of China Intellectual Property. Aaron counsels both U.S. and Chinese companies on portfolio development and preparation of their patent applications and office action responses. He has worked with clients in the areas of software, networks (wired and wireless), lasers, medical devices, semiconductors and physics.

Aaron prosecutes both Chinese and U.S. trademarks. He has also drafted and prosecuted hundreds of U.S. and international patent applications in a broad spectrum of areas, including computer hardware and software,...

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