When a traditional trademark, copyright or patent enforcement remedy does not redress an IP owner’s concerns adequately, an unfair competition action is worthy of consideration. Chinese competition law is often misquoted and misunderstood. The outer reaches of what the unfair competition law can bring to the aggrieved is yet to be tested, and IPO Pang has been at the forefront of making the law work in our client’s favor.
There is no question that some of the laws in China favor the local party and an uneven field of play is not only prevalent, but the fact that the entire system is non-transparent to the outside world is often frustrating and incomprehensible. We can advise clients on how to navigate this web of opaque rules and regulations, sift through mountains of evidentiary presentations and marshal the right resources to ensure the client’s case is presented in a manner that can be accepted by the Chinese courts. More importantly, we ensure that the case will bring about results that sufficiently compensate the aggrieved party.
We have a successful track record for filing and winning unfair competition cases where often the client is left with no other options. The end result of such litigation has been either a sizable compensatory package or a mandatory injunction against the defendant. We cannot always right a wrong, but we can even the playing field through our advocacy and experience.