Author: Lilian Shi

As an IP partner in the Hong Kong office of Dorsey & Whitney, Lilian’s practice covers a broad range of IP work with a focus on China-related IP matters.

China Issues its First Court Judgment on NFT Infringement

Unlike the current prohibitive policies on the trading and dealing of cryptocurrencies in China, the Chinese government has taken a more pragmatic approach towards non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”). It considers NFTs to be digitalized fine artworks/collectibles or ‘trending artistic digital products’ rather than digital financial products. continue reading...

Sound Marks in China

A sound mark can be registered in China since May 1, 2014. According to a draft Standard of Examination issued by the Chinese Trademark Office, a sound mark can consist of a musical or non-musical sound, or a combination of both.  Non-musical sound includes natural continue reading...