Lin Jiuchu

林久初

Areas of Practice

Mr. Lin Jiuchu specializes in trademark matters with respect to Intellectual Property.

His trademark expertise ranges from applications for registration to every practical area, including: trademark strategic planning, trademark prosecution and protection, trademark search and monitoring, trademark assignment, licensing, and renewal. He represents clients in trademark oppositions, invalidation, cancellations, reviews on refusal of trademark applications, applications for recognition of trademarks as well-known, trademark-related administrative proceedings, domain name registrations, and other trademark-related matters. Mr. Lin is familiar and has extensive experience with Madrid Agreement (marks) and its relevant protocols.

Mr. Lin is familiar with the procedures and practices of the Chinese trademark authorities. He has handled a large number of trademark cases and is extensively experienced in trademark practice.

Work Experience

Mr. Lin Jiuchu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2005. Prior to joining our firm, he had worked as a trademark attorney with CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office since 1994. In addition, he has also worked as a teacher at a local college.

He earned a B.A. degree in English language and literature from Beijing Normal University, a Master of Laws in Demography from the Institute of Population Research of Peking University, and another Master of Laws from the Law School of Peking University. He was admitted as a trademark attorney in 1995 and as a Chinese lawyer in 2002. He is proficient in Chinese and English.

Location

Legal insights

The judgment was detailed and set standards regarding trademarks using the names of foreign countries.

09 November 2017

The burden of proof for a well-known trademark may be lowered provided the trademark owner enjoys high fame and the applicant has obvious bad faith.

25 March 2016

Although there have been a number of successful cases in which the Chinese translations of foreign trademarks are protected, this case is special and difficult.

12 November 2015