Monday, August 7, 2017

"Uncle Martian ordered to pay Under Armour 2 million yuan for blatantly ripping off brand"

Western companies have had a mixed record of success recently when going up against Chinese knockoffs in court. For instance, last year, Michael Jordan finally won the rights to his Chinese name following a five-year legal battle against Fujian-based sporting goods retailer Qiaodan (which managed to keep the rights to his name in pinyin). But, earlier that year, another Chinese company was granted the right to brand its leather products with the label "IPHONE,"