Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Dunhill compensated for trademark infringement

Liu Li of the ChinaDaily wrote that the IPR Tribunal of the Beijing High People's Court ruled that Beijing Wangshi Baili Commercial Company, a department store to pay 50,000 yuan (US$6,200) to luxury accessories producer Alfred Dunhill because of a trademark infringement.

Alfred Dunhill registered its trademark on luggage and briefcases in 1995 and acquired monopoly rights on accessory products in 1997. In 2004 the company learnt that a department store operated by Wangshi Baili sold wallets, ties and belts bearing the Dunhill trademark.

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