Arthur Yuan Comments on Jordan Challenge over Name Use

Feb. 28 – Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Arthur Yuan, executive director of the Chinese IP Resource Center, quoted

“In America, nobody would open up a sports equipment (called) ‘Jordan Equipment,’ or ‘Jordan Sports,'” Yuan said.

Local lawyers said the “blatant” stealing of Jordan’s name demonstrates the gulf in intellectual property right protections between China and the U.S. They said the countries’ rules and punishments differ greatly, but as China grows into an economic power it will want to get its law in-line with other developed nations.

Read more: Jordan Challenges Chinese Company over Name Use

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