The General Administration of Customs announced a number of typical cases of infringement of intellectual property rights, involving equal protection of intellectual property rights such as trademark exclusive rights of domestic and foreign rights holders, Olympic logo exclusive rights, and covering consumer products such as food, cosmetics, clothing, cigarettes, glasses, etc. Fields and key channels such as freight, cross-border e-commerce, and postal delivery.
In these cases, there are both the protection of intellectual property rights under the traditional trade model and the crackdown on the “fragmentation” infringement of emerging business types. Some cases show that the customs effectively protect foreign brands and create a good business environment; some cases show that customs intellectual property protection supports the development of new trade formats and the promotion of major reform projects; some cases show that the customs has further strengthened the protection of the Olympic logo; Some cases show that the customs has implemented chained protection of intellectual property rights through cross-departmental and cross-border joint law enforcement cooperation. Typical cases have demonstrated the remarkable results achieved by the Customs in strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights and cracking down on import and export infringements. The food field cases are as follows:
Ningbo Customs’ export freight channel seized the food case infringing the exclusive right of the trademark”Laoganma + head portrait”
During the inspection, the customs officers found that a batch of beverages, soy sauce, instant noodles and other goods declared by a company for export contained foods with the”Laoganma” trademark, including spicy flavored chopped peppers, spicy three diced chili peppers, and spicy There are 5788 dishes in total. The inspector comprehensively inspected the situation and the appearance of the packaging of the goods, and judged that the infringement was suspected to be greater. After contacting the right holder Guiyang Nanming Laoganma Flavor Food Co., Ltd., it was confirmed as an infringing product.
Since the beginning of this year, the national customs has carried out in-depth special enforcement actions such as the”Long Teng Action 2021″ to strengthen customs protection of intellectual property rights to crack down on import and export infringements.