Entries by Laurags

Advertiser banned from using ‘JP Decaux’ in trademark suit

The High Court in Dar es Salaam has permanently banned an outdoor advertising company, JP Decaux Tanzania Limited, from trading its name over infringement of trade mark. The Court has sided with the leading outdoor advertisers, JC Decaux SA and JC Decaux Tanzania Limited, that the name “JP Decaux” was deceptively similar to theirs and […]

China aims to become a ‘big IP rights producer’

Country looks to support fairer global IP governance and stimulate innovation Chinese. President Xi Jinping has stressed that China will seek to actively curb infringing IP activities both nationally and abroad, with IP and innovation being a focal point of the country’s new development strategy. _