Zhejiang Hithink Loses Dispute with Wind to Pay 3.35 Million RMB to End the 5-Year Battle

Zhejiang Hithink Loses Dispute with Wind to Pay 3.35 Million RMB to End the 5-Year Battle

2017/12/15

This case, regarded as the first one in the field of China’s IP over stock, finance and information can date back to 2012 that Zhejiang Hithink Flush Information Network Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Hithink) was sued by larger rival Wind Information Technology Co., Ltd. (Wind). Wind claimed that Zhejiang Hithink was imitating its product, and that Zhejiang Hithink had to stop using the iFinD software that Wind said was essentially a copy of Wind’s operating software. Finally after 5 years battle, recently the case was sentenced by Shanghai Higher People’s Court that Zhejiang Hithink should pay Wind 3.35 Million Yuan.



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It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.