(By Luo Yanjie) Generally, enterprises are always using the application of trademarks to protect their brands, but because of the strict trademark review and long review periods, sometimes enterprises could not obtain the approval of trademark registration. Even so, with regard to their famous goods, enterprises could rely on the Anti-Unfair Competition Law to protect their rights and interests. In today’s post, we will introduce and share a typical case with readers.
Introduction to the Case:
Appellant (Plaintiff at first instance): Beijing Qunar.com Information Technology Co. Ltd (the “Qunar”)
Respondent (defendant at first instance): Guangzhou Quna Information Technology Co. Ltd (the “Quna Company”)
Court of first instance: Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court No.: (2011)穗中法民三初字第217号