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  1. Firms to pay 21m yuan for copying bus design

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... faith in the mainland legal system. The court ruled last week that Zhongwei's Zonda A9 bus was a copy of the Neoplan Starliner and infringed on the Neoplan design, said Urs Vollrath, ... million yuan. 'Foreign intellectual property owners are more willing to test their cases in Chinese courts in recent years, as the Chinese judicial system is more transparent ...

  2. Property king gets a new castle: a jail cell

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... the documented credit system.' The court had heard the defendants defrauded the bank between November 1, 1998, and April 30, 1999, by filing applications on behalf of Chin's companies, Keen ... was jailed for 61/2 years yesterday in a massive fraud involving bank credits worth $223.9 million. In sentencing Chin Kam-chiu, 46, former chairman of the Keen Lloyd Group of companies, in the Court ...

  3. In brief

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... residential units at Lai Sun Development's Kimberly 26 in Tsim Sha Tsui and Sun Hung Kai Properties' Chelsea Court in Tsuen Wan. Settlement regime starts The Hong Kong Monetary Authority yesterday began implementing the Clearing and Settlement Systems Ordinance. ...

  4. Planners let 'toothpick tower' go ahead

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board will not appeal against a court ruling in favour of a Swire development in Mid-Levels, clearing the way for construction of what critics call ... expires at the end of the month. The board has been going through the courts in an effort to scale down the development. Last month, the Court of Appeal ruled that the board, in considering ...

  5. Mainland companies wise up to their intellectual property rights

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... patented circuit boards to run touch-pad telephone systems. The two sides settled out of court in May and signed the first IPR joint declaration by a mainland and a US company pledging ... a case if the legal costs are only [minimal]?' Mr Shi said. DLA Piper's Stan Abrams said Chinese courts had come a long way- the legal system only started building when the Trademark ...

  6. More than 20 mainland firms linked to Rio bribery case

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in mainland iron ore deals are rampant. According to a person who has seen the court documents, four Rio employees- Australian citizen Stern Hu and his three Chinese colleagues Ge Mingqiang, Wang Yong ... People's Court on bribery and commercial secret charges. The others received jail terms from seven to 14 years. Sinochem's spokesman was not available for comment yesterday. Sinochem, listed ...

  7. US court rules against Taishan Gypsum over drywall defects

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... company had failed to respond to the US lawsuit. On Thursday, US District Court Judge Eldon Fallon held Taishan Gypsum in default for failing to respond to a class-action lawsuit by builders ... a motion asking the court to rule against Taishan Gypsum because the company had not responded to the lawsuit. Documents indicated Taishan Gypsum received notice of the suit in May. A default ...

  8. Sino Land unit loses $321m hotel deposit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A Sino Land subsidiary yesterday lost a $321 million deposit to Hang Lung Group after a High Court judge ruled the company had no right to pull out of a billion-dollar hotel transaction. The two companies were in the Court of First Instance over the construction of the $1.07 billion, 438-room Bay Bridge hotel at Yau Kon Tau, Tsuen Wan, in the late 1990s. Mariner ...

  9. Ex-Coutts Bank clerk gets 6 years' jail for theft

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... But Yue Kwok-hung, 35, got nothing and ended up fleeing to the mainland where he lived 'like a dog' for eight years before turning himself in, the Court of First Instance heard ... through Hong Kong's interbank clearing system, used his set of passwords and those of his two supervisors to make four requests for transfers to the casino's account in Macau. The money ...

  10. Massive US damages bill looming for plasterboard maker

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... into their house. Subsequently, the water heater, heating and air-conditioning system, smoke detectors, computers and television failed, according to Fallon's judgment. Fallon called for fire alarm systems, electrical systems, gas pipes and fire sprinklers to be removed from homes suspected to contain Chinese drywall. CPSC and the Department of Housing and Urban Development made a similar ...




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