Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Hennessy wins high profile trademark case

Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court ruled that wines marketed by Xiang Mu Tong Trading and bottled by Xiamen Golden Huanya Food were too similar to the tradename Hennessy, registered in 1990 in China.
They had been produced under the names Hanlissy or Henglishi in Chinese that sound too similar.

Read the BBC article here and Yahoo! News article here.

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