The Intellectual Property Court ordered Wanglong Technology to pay damages to Zhonghua Chemical for stealing its vanillin trade secrets. Photo: Handout
The Intellectual Property Court ordered Wanglong Technology to pay damages to Zhonghua Chemical for stealing its vanillin trade secrets. Photo: Handout

China’s top court awards record US$24 million payout to chemical maker in trade secrets case

  • Wanglong Technology ordered to pay damages to Zhonghua Chemical over theft of trade secrets related to flavouring agent vanillin
  • It comes after Beijing has repeatedly vowed to improve protection of intellectual property

The Intellectual Property Court ordered Wanglong Technology to pay damages to Zhonghua Chemical for stealing its vanillin trade secrets. Photo: Handout
The Intellectual Property Court ordered Wanglong Technology to pay damages to Zhonghua Chemical for stealing its vanillin trade secrets. Photo: Handout
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