Burberry Wins Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in China

LONDON — Burberry has emerged victorious in a trademark infringement legal battle in China.

According to Lusheng, a Chinese law firm and patent agency specializing?in multinational intellectual property, the British luxury brand has been awarded more than 6 million renminbi, or 675,668 pounds, in damages in a lawsuit against Xinboli Trading Shanghai in a final hearing in the Jiangsu Provincial High People’s Court. Lusheng represented Burberry in the case.

The court concluded that the defendant has sold and advertised products using Burberry’s protected checked graphic trademarks on Tmall and WeChat, along with the trademark “Baneberry” and a registered logo resembling Burberry’s Equestrian Knight design.

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