The State Intellectual Property Office cracked down on illegal registration of trademarks such as “Bing Dwen Dwen” and “Gu Ailing”

2022-04-30 0 By

The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) today issued a circular to crack down on the illegal registration of trademarks such as “Bing Dwen Dwen” and “Gu Ailing”.The State Intellectual Property Office rejected 429 trademark registration applications, including no. 41128524 “Bing Dwen Dwen” and No. 62453532 “Gu Ailing”, in accordance with the Provisions of the Regulations on the Protection of Olympic Symbols and Item (8), Paragraph 1 of Article 10 of the Trademark Law.According to the provisions of the first paragraph of Article 44 of the Trademark Law, 43 registered trademarks such as No. 41126916 “Xuedundun” and No. 38770198 “Gu Ailing” were declared invalid on their own initiative.It is reported that the State Intellectual Property Office attaches great importance to the protection of intellectual property rights of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and has carried out a special campaign against malicious trademark registration, granting special protection to the “Beijing 2022”, the emblem of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the emblem of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.The trademarks of “Bing Dwen Dwen” and “Xue Rong Rong” applied by the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee shall be registered and protected, and the names of “Gu Ailing” and other winter Olympic athletes’ names applied by other eligible subjects shall be registered and protected.A few, however, since 2019, enterprise or natural person to seek improper benefit, for the purpose of the Beijing 2022 Olympics and winter paralympic games mascot, athletes malicious registered name games such as hot words, entrust an agency to submit application for trademark registration, the reputation of the illegal use of the Olympic Games and the Olympic organizing committee, infringes on the right of name and other legitimate rights and interests,It has caused significant negative social impact and damaged the good image of strict intellectual property protection in China.It is the Solemn commitment of the Chinese government to the international community to ensure the success of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. The SiPO is responsible for implementing all-round and multidimensional protection of relevant INTELLECTUAL property rights.The state intellectual property office of the will, as always, keep to crack down on the behavior of malicious registration of a trademark high-pressure situation, strengthening of including the games mascots, names of athletes, the Olympic hot word strict protection, in violation of the principle of good faith, malicious registered trademark to the improper benefit and trademark agency entrusted by the applicant in accordance with the law in accordance with the rules for serious processing,We will continue to escort the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The public is welcome to supervise and report the activities suspected of malicious trademark registration.Summary: CCTV News, @State Intellectual Property Office Weibo review: Wang Shaoyun Edited: Wang An Material compilation: Wang An, Xu Xiaowei