Microsoft is suing Beijing Chaoyang Buynow because two of retailers, Beijing Hongguang Century Trading and Beijing Zhuojue Elements Trading were selling computers with pre-installed counterfeit Microsoft Windows and Office.
The other case, whereby Microsoft is suing retailer Shanghai Gome at Shanghai Huangpu District People's Court seems to be a traditional case (at least when Shanghai Gome is a subsidiary of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding Limited)
Read Mr Ollier's article here.
Landlord liability in tort law
Article 9 Tort Law 2010: One who abets or assists another person in committing a tort shall be liable jointly and severally with the tortfeasor. One who abets or assists a person who does not have civil conduct capacity or only has limited civil conduct capacity in committing a tort shall assume the tort liability; the guardian of such a person without civil conduct capacity or with limited civil conduct capacity shall assume the relevant liability if failing to fulfill his guardian duties.