Staff Reporters
Jul 8, 2019

Chanel unexpectedly loses ‘Double C’ trademark infringement case in China

A Chinese jewelry shop owner who sells goods with a logo similar to Chanel's "Double C" was not misleading customers, a Guangzhou court ruled.

Chanel unexpectedly lost a southern China court trademark infringement case, striking a blow to the luxury brand's ambitious counterfeit battle.

Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court recently ruled that a jewelry shop owner in South China’ Guangdong Province didn’t infringe Chanel’s exclusive rights to the use of its registered trademark frequently seen as “Double C”.

The court said that there is no evidence of any circumstances to indicate that the defendant,...

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