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Paul Ranjard, Wan Hui Da Law Firm, China
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Likelihood of confusion and dilution clarified by the S...

Paul Ranjard, Wan Hui Da Law Firm, China, First published on www.internationallawoffice.comIn China, the Supreme People's Court proactively interprets the laws. It does so through exhaustive and detailed documents published under various titles, and at various levels, which serve as guidance for the lower courts. "Interpretation" and "Provisions" are the highest level and lower courts are required to follow them. "Explanation" or "Opinion", are of lesser importance and not binding, but they still have a strong influence on the practice of lower courts. Concerning the Trademark Law, the SPC usually makes a distinction between  read more