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Chinese "Greatly Revised" Trademark Law to Be Enforced Starting from May (2)In Chinese business, first to file/first to register is a basis for application of protection to prior use
Masako Kawahara (Partner , Patent Attorney JPAA ID NO.9724)
Ms. Hui LV (Trademark Attorney)
Mr. Wenhao FU (Trademark Attorney)
An amendment to the Chinese Trademark Law was adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on August 30, 2013, and was enforced from May 1, 2014. It is called "a great reform" by industry people because the present amendment required a 10-year preparation period for amendment of 54 sections, both large and small. ......