Amazon Sellers’ Guide to Chinese Intellectual Property Law
By: CJ Rosenbaum Esq., Anthony Famularo Esq., Conor Wiggins, and Moshe Allweis
The Amazon Sellers’ Guide to Chinese Intellectual Property Law focuses on informing Amazon sellers about protecting their brand from threats located in China and steps sellers can take to prohibit infringers. We discuss trademark and copyright law, the two primary ways to protect your brand around the world.
The Chinese marketplace is booming and ripe for investment. The development of ecommerce companies like Amazon, Alibaba, and eBay have provided the keys to the global marketplace for corporations and individual sellers to market their products worldwide. As such, it’s absolutely paramount that sellers understand their IP rights in China. It’s important for sellers to understand that with a history as long and as notable as China’s, there are bound to be differences that influence exactly what intellectual property means to the Chinese people.
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- Suspensions: Plans of Action for non-legal suspensions and obtaining withdrawals of intellectual property right complaints.
- Representing Sellers in Arbitration: when Amazon refuses to reinstate accounts or seizes money/goods belonging to Amazon sellers.
- Brand Protection: for private label sellers on all web platforms.
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Amazon Sellers’ Guide: Chinese IP Law
Purpose of this book ……….. iv
Firm Profile ……….. iv
Author Profile ……….. vii
Legal Disclaimer ……….. xi
Then and Now: A Brief History of Intellectual Property in China ……….. 1
China’s Historical and Cultural Interpretation of Intellectual Property Rights ……….. 3
Realities of Chinese Intellectual Property Today ……….. 8
Understanding Your Intellectual Property Rights in China ……….. 10
What Is A Copyright? ……….. 10
What Is A Trademark? ……….. 12
What Is A Patent? ……….. 14
What Is Trade Dress? ……….. 15
What Are Trade Secrets? ……….. 17
Registering Your Intellectual Property in China: Preventing Issues Before They Occur ……….. 19
Registering For Copyright Protection in China ……….. 20
Registering For Trademark Protection in China ……….. 30
Registering For Patent Protection in China ……….. 41
Copyright: Fighting Infringers and Protecting Your Products ……….. 48
Offense: Stopping Copyright Infringers ……….. 48
Defense: Fighting Off Copyright Infringement Claims ……….. 58
Trademark: Fighting Infringers and Protecting Your Products ……….. 61
Offense: Stopping Trademark Infringers ……….. 61
Defense: Fighting Off Trademark Infringement Claims ……….. 66
Patent: Fighting Infringers and Protecting Your Products ……….. 73
Offense: Stopping Patent Infringers ……….. 75
Defense: Fighting Off Patent Infringement Claims ……….. 80
Trade Dress: Fighting Infringers and Protecting Your Products ……….. 85
Offense: Stopping Trade Dress Infringers ……….. 85
Defense: Fighting Off Trade Dress Infringement Claims ……….. 90
Conclusion: Intellectual Property in China Today and Tomorrow ……….. 92
Table of Authorities ……….. 99