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Business Law Journal University of California, Davis, School of Law

ARTICLE: PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AT TRADE FAIRS IN CHINA -- ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER APPROACHES

Spring, 2010

Business Law Journal, University of California, Davis

10 U.C. Davis Bus. L.J. 207

Author

DEMIAN STAUBER* and ZHONGQI ZHOU**

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INTRODUCTION

Trade fairs and commercial exhibitions are important places for doing business, offering companies the possibility to market their products or to look for potential partners. Exhibitions are often the place to display or introduce new products and technologies. However, exhibitions also present a perfect opportunity for those interested to exhibit new products and technologies that infringe upon the intellectual property rights ("IPRs") of others. Because exhibitions allow an exhibitor to reach a wide audience in a very short period of time, they present a huge risk of irreparable harm to right holders. Remedying IPR infringements at exhibitions poses particular challenges, including the need for quick decisions, because of the large audience and the potential prejudice which infringements or false allegations of IPR infringement may have. Protection of right holders against IPR infringements at trade fairs has become a big concern for Chinese authorities. This is not surprising because there are a vast number of exhibitions in China 1 , which are attended by numerous international firms wary of protecting their IPRs. This article discusses how China has attempted to solve these problems by implementing new regulations specifically addressing IPR protection and suggests improvements to the measures adopted by China. The first part of this article will address particular concerns of IPR protection at trade fairs. The second part will provide a general description of IPR protection in China and the special rules adopted for trade fairs. Thereafter, the third part will introduce the ...
 
 
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