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State Administration for Industry and Commerce promoted trademark protection

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce recently stated clearly that the focus in terms of market supervision would be protecting trademarks' exclusive rights, combating unfair competition, examining online marketplaces and supervising cooperate credits.


The Administration planned to take notable trademarks, geographical indications and foreign trademarks as priority to strengthen trademark enforcement. At the same time, it would focus on trade secret theft in areas such as pharmaceuticals and machinery, and combat online counterfeits.


In regards with credits control, it would regularly announce the list of companies with serious violations. [Chinese version is available on sipo.gov.cn]



(Source: IPR in China)

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