China Revokes J&J’s Trademark for OneTouch Diabetes Monitoring Products
publication date: Jan 9, 2014
China has revoked Johnson & Johnson’s trademark for its “OneTouch” diabetes glucose monitoring products. Since 2007, J&J has been trying to convince China courts that Guilin Zhonghui Biotechnology has been producing counterfeit versions of its products under a similar name: “One Touch” (two words rather than J&J’s one). Now, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce has ruled that J&J does not have the right to trademark a phrase that was already in common use. J&J has vowed to appeal the ruling. More details....
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