Under Armour v. Uncle Martian

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We all thought that Uncle Martian, the low-end Chinese copycat of Under Armour, would back off after getting some free media coverage and receiving serious warnings from Under Armour.  Apparently, we were wrong.  On June 27, 2016, Under Armour announced that it had initiated legal proceedings against two companies related to the Uncle Martian brand in the High People’s Court of Fujing Province.

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PROTECTION OF IMAGE RIGHTS IN THE PROSPECT OF THE GROWING CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE

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In the last three years, the Chinese Football Association Super League has seen outstanding growth. For an overview of this phenomenon, one only needs to consider the fact that during last summer’s transfer window, the Chinese Super League outspent the English Premier League, allegedly the best and richest football league in the world. A striking case was made when the Jiangsu Suning Football Club signed Alex Teixeira, a Brazilian football player, for the record sum of 56 million U.S. dollars (almost 367 million yuan).

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Sun Yang’s Suspension – An Insight on New Chinese Anti-Doping Rules

swimA world swimming champion’s failure to pass a doping test, albeit a serious matter, generally does not lead to the adoption of new anti-doping rules. But when the champion is Sun Yang, matters have to be looked at in a new light.

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