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
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

Topic |   Intellectual property in China
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
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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