Monthly Archives: February 2017

RIMOWA luggage shape protected under the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL)

February 22, 2017

The signature shape of RIMOWA luggage was recognized as “particular ornament of famous commodity” during a civil litigation in front of Zhongshan First People’s Court (hereinafter the “Court”) in Guangdong under Art. 5.1(2) of the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL). News reports that it is the first time for RIMOWA to obtain such recognition in China. Indeed – we must admit – the application of said Art. 5.1(2) AUCL is very uncommon and, besides the Ferrero Rocher chocolates and the CROCS shoes, not many foreign brands can claim being awarded such kind of protection.
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