Hosted by China Trademark Association and Administration for Industry & Commerce of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 2017 China International Trademarks & Brands Festival was held in Guilin early September.
In the highly acclaimed Brands Festival Awards Ceremony, Unitalen was once again recognized as “Distinguished Trademark Agency” and honored with “2017 Trademark Brand Building Excellence Award”. The“奔跑吧兄弟” (“Run bros!”, a well-known TV program in China) trademark opposition case, represented by Unitalen, was selected as one of the “2016-2017 Excellent Trademark Cases”.
This year, Unitalen Salon featured discussions concerning conflict between works name (game name, TV program name) and trademark right. TRAB consultant-director, Current and former IP court judges, and Unitalen attorney led the discussion with over 200 attendants.
At the China-Japan Trademark Exchange Forum, a traditional event at Trademark Festival, Unitalen partner Wei Wei was invited to deliver a speech on the backgrounds of “Provisions of the Supreme People 's Court on Several Issues Concerning Trial of Administrative Litigations Involving the Granting and Affirmation of Trademark Rights”, the major clauses in the Provisions, and the issues that should be paid attention to in practice.