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Official says China considers raising caps on damages for IP violations as it seeks innovation

SHANGHAI – An official says China is considering raising its low limits on damages for intellectual property violations and strengthening litigation on trade secret theft.

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Eastday-Fake wine sellers to pay 500,000 yuan

FRENCH wine maker Societe Jas Hennessy & Co was compensated 500,000 yuan in a trademark infringement case against a Chinese company and a couple who sold counterfeit wine in Shanghai, Guangzhou and north China's Hebei Province, the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate People's Court said yesterday.

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Eastday-Johnny Walker scotch wins infringement suit

DIAGEO, the British-based maker of Johnnie Walker, received 120,000 yuan compensation from two Chinese companies that used the Scotch whisky's name on their skin-care products, the Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration said yesterday.

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Shanghai Court Accepts Michael Jordan Case

If you’ve been following this dispute between Michael Jordan and a Chinese company that not only currently uses the popular Chinese version of his name, but has also registered a long list of Jordan-related names and logos as trademarks in China, the case is moving forward.

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Richemont, Mcdonald’s, Crown U.k., Singtel, Snowman: Intellectual Property

Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA’s Cartier unit was compensated by Chinese companies following a trademark infringement ruling by the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court, the Shanghai Daily reported.

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Argh, me hearties, here be treasure!

Being a pirate isn’t as simple as it used to be. In the days when captains were named after the colours of their beards, all you had to do was shanghai a crew, purloin a treasure map and make a scurvy dog or two walk the plank. (43 mins ago)

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