Chinese cultural roots of counterfeit counterfeit products Chinese cultural roots of counterfeit counterfeit products ? Cooking in the kitchen need a good knife. Many Chinese tourists in Germany are aware of a good German knife, the most famous brand name Zwilling, far higher than Beijing&#39;s international reputation and Hangzhou Zhang Xiaoquan Wang Mazi Scissors. This knife&#39;s expensive, but the real materials, value for money. But many admirers Zwilling no chance to Germany, but in the residential area next to the free market found Zwilling knives are German words printed above, there is no Chinese, the price so people can accept. Used to buy back up to know, fake. This case, the victim is not just consumers, but also has a 275-year-old German company Zwilling knives. The company&#39;s trademark brands Medek Department of Trade and Industry in Cologne, organized by the General Assembly, &quot;How to avoid being pirated in China,&quot; the theme report was presented Zwilling experience. ? He said: &quot;China is now the emergence of new trends in trademark infringement, there has been a lot of bad faith registration of trademarks, Zwilling knives brand in China that is registered as household appliances, computers, and even baby trademarks. We are many in China filed a complaint registered trademark, but China&#39;s unusually long appeals process, many complaints lodged in 2002 is still no result has been four years. &quot; ? Subordinates in the German Industry and Commerce Federation of Germany and the call of the economy, nearly 70 more than Germany, brought together representatives of small and medium enterprises on how intellectual property protection in China, exchange of experience. German Economic Association of the Secretary-General Gedi Mu is a China hand. He felt that the counterfeit product to others has its cultural roots. Because the traditional Chinese Confucian education to remember, copying. Students follow the example of a great man, scholar Ye Hao, poet Ye Hao, philosophers Ye Hao, comprehend ancestors thought, and then relayed. The formation of personal views, put forward their own solutions to problems - in the past 25 years by the Chinese people attach importance gradually. This is culturally determined to follow the practice of others, imitating others is an honor in China. ? Sage should be that imitation is an honor. Chinese people imitate the cultural, ideological, ethical, brush fonts, harmless. Can be related to economic interests, is another matter. In Germany&#39;s view, the Chinese copy everything could imitate, and large magnetic levitation train, small integrated circuit chip, which could shorten the development time, and quickly catch up with international standards. Many enterprises believe that their intellectual property rights have been violated, economic interests can not be achieved. Statistics show that within the EU of counterfeit counterfeit goods were confiscated, some two-thirds from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong. The Zwilling knives of counterfeit goods is all the continents in the world, even including the European Union, the United States, Canada and Japan and other countries and regions, sound legal system. ? IP is a broad concept. The business representatives in Germany to communicate with the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office Li Yonghong, deputy director of the Patent Reexamination Board introduced that China&#39;s intellectual property is divided into three categories: invention, utility models and designs. She suggested that foreign companies apply for patents in China in time. If you find yourself after the violation of intellectual property in China can be made through the Intellectual Property Office of the Chief complaint. If the judge infringement case, foreign companies have the right to order the other party through the Intellectual Property Office to stop infringement. Administrative decisions made relatively short time, seven days after the request of the parties to decide whether placed on file. 15 days after placing the files transferred to the other side, generally speaking, can be closed after four months to six months. But the Property Council just made an executive decision, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Law of China, was sentenced to party the right to administrative proceedings. ? Requirements in the protection of the law through administrative means, while also directly infringed unit to civil or criminal court. Beijing Municipal Higher People&#39;s Court of IP Justice, said Zhang Bing, China has more than 400 established the Intellectual Property High Intermediate People&#39;s Court. She added that although the courts in cases most of Chinese companies sued the Chinese enterprises, foreign enterprises in China that if their rights are infringed, the law should take up arms. ? The Chinese government and the court emphasized that the Chinese and foreign parties to give the same protection of intellectual property, and courts in China, foreign-related intellectual property cases, cases of successful foreign account for 80%. In the event of violations, if mediation fails, a lawsuit can go to court to protect their rights. ? And Germany, court time-consuming, energy consumption, but also need to pay for attorney fees and court costs. Participants in the meeting that China&#39;s current complex legal and practical procedures for the administration of justice, but they agree that the risk of China not to risk compared to the much larger China.