经济学人:中国商标:着手解决本土品牌商标侵权纠纷(2)
日期:2018-10-31 09:40

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Since 2014, a Chinese food-and-beverage giant has fought to invalidate the registration of its trademark in Britain by a British citizen of Chinese descent.
自2014年其,一家中国食品饮料巨头就一直诉求将一名拥有中国血统的英国人在英国注册的商标无效化IP[4;4F(Nusejy
Like their Western counterparts, however, Chinese firms are finding registrations by others hard to overturn.
但就像西方被侵占商标的公司一样,中国公司发现他人注册的情形难以逆转bp;Hvk=!I[
Jani Kaulo of Kolster, a Finnish intellectual-property firm that represented Wanda,
万达轮胎集团的代表—芬兰知识产权公司Kolster的Jani Kaulo表示
says that is partly because they have been slipshod in storing files to prove a first-to-use right.
部分原因是因为他们没有好好保管档案,因此难以证明自己的初次使用权bQVtXHj^fRu)@
This should have been easy: Wanda had been selling its tyres in Europe since 2006.
这本是一件简单的事:万达轮胎集团自2006年以来就一直在欧洲销售其轮胎([eh#.3bt8
But it failed in its appeal at the European Union Intellectual Property Office, thus losing its main brand in the EU market.
但公司在欧盟知识产权局败诉,因此失去了其在欧盟市场的主要品牌%PG*pP)9lOJYHO44Gh@S
Trademark offices approach complaints from Chinese brands with an attitude shaped by the relentless squatting by Chinese trolls on European ones, adds Mr Kaulo.
Kaul还称,中国故意对欧洲公司进行无情的商标侵占,因而欧盟知识产权局在处理中国品牌投诉时的态度也受此影响ZRXO~!4-|%_Wwxydt#bm
Compounding this is the weak position of Chinese-character trademarks abroad.
在此处境中海外中文商标处于弱势HU)E0prQL,hp#(;
In the EU only their visual component is recognised in trademark law, not their pronunciation or their conceptual meaning.
在欧盟,受到商标法认可的只有商标的可视部分,而商标的发音或是它的概念意义不受认可Db~O^J^SK+9pM|#fT
That makes them easy to copy, for example with homonyms that could fool Chinese-speaking buyers abroad.
因此要抄袭商标很容易,例如同形同音异义词就可以骗过海外那些说中文的买家K9OE&UsXb1jc[)dCx
China is stepping up efforts to defend its brands. After the CTA setup a committee to protect trademarks abroad in April, Nantong, a coastal city,
中国正在加强对其品牌的保护MZ(Ai]RbI=|R。四月,CTA成立委员会保护外海商标后,海岸城市南通
established its own office and nearby Shanghai announced that it would, too.
在上海附近成立自己的办公室并宣布也会保护其海外商标[d6]~#sA6HTR!1Xbt
The Chilean toy case was among the first set of brand-infringement warnings released by the Chinese government in 2017.
智利玩具案件是2017年中国政府发布的首批品牌侵权警告中的一件kt;PQ)9]_Wa

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Ning Lizhi, a legal expert who worked on the dispute in Chile, terms the case an "unusual and significant" one,
在智利参与该案件的法学专家宁立志把这个案件称为一起“不同寻常且有意义”的案件,
which was resolved when the Indian-Chilean businessman agreed to become a reseller for the Shantou toymakers in Chile.
这名印度-智利商人同意成为汕头玩具商们在智利的中间商,这个案件也解决了QBYYz0+1DInWMEO2z.m
Given the ease and speed of the settlement, Mr Kaulo reckons that China's government must have intervened.
考虑到这个案件如此轻易快速地被解决,Kaulo预测中国政府一定进行了干涉mfu+7qxy7;e&#m#)OfA
Might greater concern for its own brands prod China into playing fairer with those of others?
对自己品牌的日益关切会让中国和其他那些公司更加公平行事么?
Its leaders have already been threatening tougher intellectual property protections.
其领导层已经威胁要执行更加强硬的知识产权保护*I)Iy1dOaM&+G
Last year three Chinese shoemakers were told to pay 10m yuan ($1.5m) to New Balance, an American footwear company, for copying its logo.
去年三家中国鞋业制造商因使用美国鞋类制造商纽拜伦生物商标而被要求向其支付一千万人民币(150万美元)YMDO*rH=A,WQZXD^CEa
In August the Lego Group won a case against Lepin, a Chinese toy manufacturer and copycat of its colourful brick sets,
8月乐高集团在与一家中国玩具制造商乐拼的官司中获胜,该玩具商模仿乐高彩色积木玩具,
which was made to pay damages of 15m yuan to the Danish firm. It was one of the largest trademark-related awards ever made by a Chinese court.
该公司向这家丹麦公司支付了150万元的损失yxjjMK^9&eG2JEDaQ。这是中国法院执行的最大商标判决案中的一件G5=N)rB-nF@G+
And in the same month two Chinese firms were ordered to stop making products using the image of Peppa Pig, in what the court called a landmark case.
同月,两家中国公司被要求停止利用小猪佩奇的形象生产产品,法院称这是具有里程碑意义的案件XjH;YND|g8i.+I
Swine beats swindler, then.
然后猪猪就战胜了骗子DaJZFo;SB=XTF&mW

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词语解释

1.invalidate 使无效
An official decree invalidated the vote in the capital.
一项官方法令使首都的投票失去了效力^~pm*xwtv%Y[WW_0
2.overturn 推翻
When the courts overturned his decision, he backed down.
当法院推翻了他的决定时,他让步了cBa~l-(NkR[5)2R
3.arecognise 认可;承认
France is on the point of recognizing the independence of the Baltic States.
法国即将承认波罗的海各国的独立fU0IllT0A-Be^#
4.intervene 干涉
The situation calmed down when police intervened.
警察干预后,局势平静了下来iY86KJaeo2oBr9[

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