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Special note: all works marked “source” or “transferred from” are reproduced from media, copyright belongs to the original author and original source.The contents shared are the author’s personal views and are only for readers’ reference.Does not represent the views of this number with the well-known trademark or enterprise name and other commercial logo influence and reputation of the promotion of “alongside the famous brand” “free rider” cases also emerge in endless stream recently Tianjin intellectual property Court accepted the well-known enterprise MASAERATI Co., LTDS.P.A.) and maserati (China) automobile trading co., ltd. v. a spectacles operator in tianjin city over trademark infringement and unfair competition.During the trial of the case, the collegial panel took the initiative to facilitate mediation and solve the potential administrative disputes between the two parties. Brief Introduction Of the case The defendant printed the plaintiff MASAERATI on the glasses products, product manuals and leaflets authorized to produce and sellS.P.A.), MASERATI (China) Automobile Trading Co., LTD. ‘s name and registered trademarks “MASERATI” “MASERATI” and “” at the same time, the operator of the defendant registered trademarks similar to the above trademarks in glasses and other related trademark categories, and similar trademarks are in the process of examination by the State Intellectual Property Office.The trademark dispute between the two parties lasted for more than ten years and went through trademark objection, objection review, administrative litigation and other procedures.Considering the long dispute between both sides and not into the proceedings of potential disputes and the influence of the registered trademark of the plaintiff’s and its visibility and reputation, such as the plot collegial panel move since the targeted communication with both sides mediation plan after undertaking the judge describs the patient work of as and members of the collegial panel, the two sides reached a settlement,At the same time, it has resolved more than ten years of disputes and potential disputes.The successful settlement of the case has realized the cross-class protection of well-known names and trademarks of the plaintiff.The value of this case lies in guiding the establishment of brand awareness, improving independent innovation ability, respecting intellectual property rights, carrying out fair and orderly competition, and demonstrating to the society the tianjin Intellectual Property Court’s adherence to the concept of equal protection and its responsibility in international intellectual property rights protection.