CNIPA Announces Registration of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Mascots and Logos
The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) announced seven Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics symbols including mascots and names on January 15, 2020. Per the Regulations on the Protection of the Olympic Symbols, the term of protection is 10 years subject to renewal terms of 10 years each. Fines for unlicensed commercial of the symbols are up to 250,000 RMB (about $36,000 USD) or up to 5 times illegal revenue.
The 7 symbols are:
1. A000020 The Olympic Mascot
The Chinese characters 冰墩墩 (Bing dun dun; meaning approximately ice pier)
A Romanization of A000021: Bing Dwen Dwen.
4. A000023 The Paralympic Mascot
The Chinese characters 雪容融 (Xue Rongrong)
A Romanization of A000024: Shuey Rhon Rhon
7. A000026 The 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Volunteer Logo