Home Sign in Research report Data Center Industry News Custom Research About us
Research report:                          Automotive  |  Electronics  |  Mechanical&Automation  |  New Energy  |  Medical  |  Advanced Materials  |  Building Products  |  Transportation  |  Communication  |  Chemical  |  Finance  |  IT Industry  |  Food  |  Home Appliances  |  Forestry  |  Agriculture  |  Textile  |  Culture Industry  |  Consumer goods  |  Others  |
 Home > Industry News > Culture Industry > Text
Yao Ming sued Dashayu Sportswear for infringements
Author:Sino-report    Source:Xinhua    Number of clicks :     Update time:2011-05-13 17:47
Sino-report News Center May 2011

BEIJING -- Star basketballer Yao Ming has filed a lawsuit against a local sportswear producer for name and portrait infringements, the Yao Team announced here on Thursday.
Yao sued Wuhan Yunhe Dashayu Sportswear Co Ltd for using Yaomingyidai, or Yao Ming Era in English, without Yao's authorization, as a brand name.
Lu Hao, member of the Yao Team, said the company also used Yao Ming's signatures and portraits on their products and during their promotion activities around the country.
None of the products and activities are authorized by Yao Ming, who has a sportswear contract with Reebok, Lu said.
Lu did not disclose more details of the lawsuit, saying seeking compensations is not the aim of this legal action. "We want to send out a word that such infringements are not tolerated by Yao Ming."
Yao Ming had registered "Yao Ming" as a trademark in several fields in 2002 to protect his rights. The 31-year-old is planning to use his name as a sportswear brand, just as former gymnastics star Li Ning did after he retired.
There are a dozen of companies and individuals who have registered Yao-Ming-related trademarks in China, like Yao Ming World, Yao Ming Empire, Yao Ming Rockets etc. Most of these trademarks are not printed on products.
Yaomingyidai, however, has become a popular brand in Hubei province, and is planning to sell their products nationwide.
Yao Ming and his promotion team had negotiated with the company several times in the past few years, but the Wuhan company never stopped producing shoes and garments with Yao Ming's printed signature.
Local reports claimed the Wuhan company has relationship with Shanghai Sharks's former head coach Li Qiuping and former general manager Li Yaomin. Yao Ming played for the Sharks before he was drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2002.
Lu said he had no information about Li Qiuping and Li Yaomin being involved in the issue.

Order Online
Contact Us
Tel: 400-988-9999
Phone :+8615313587056
Online Consultation
Skype: Please Please
Latest Reports
[Culture Industry] Explosive growth predicted for sports industry
[Culture Industry] Guitar sector innovation strikes a chord in Guizhou
[Culture Industry] Short video service providers expanding globally
[Culture Industry] China sees sizzling summer movie market
[Culture Industry] French soccer team gets hero's welcome in Paris
[Culture Industry] Heilongjiang promotes culture industry at HTF
[Culture Industry] Chinese companies to spend $835m on World Cup advertising
[Culture Industry] China to investigate alleged tax evasion in film and television industry
[Culture Industry] Xi says media act as bridge for SCO
Popular reports
China sees sizzling summer movie market
Heilongjiang promotes culture industry at HTF
Industry Data
China opens market to Kenya's agricultural products
China's publishing industry booming over past 40 years
Industrial Production Operation in July 2018
Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in July 2018
National Real Estate Development and Sales in the First Seven Months of 2018
NSDP/SDDS for the People's Republic of China
Market Price of Important Means of Production in Circulation, July 01-10, 2018
In the first five months of 2018, the profits made by industrial enterprises above the designated siz
Purchasing Managers Index for June 2018
Market Price of Important Means of Production in Circulation, June 21-30, 2018
In global EV battery shipments during Jan - Apr 2018, LG Chem and Samsung SDI ranked 4th and 6th
Based on Jan - Apr shipment record, Kia Motors Remain on Top 10 in Global PHEV Power Brands Ranking
Consumer Prices for May 2018
Producer Prices for the Industrial Sector for May 2018
Industrial Production Operation in May 2018
Investment in Fixed Assets for the First Five Months of 2018
National Real Estate Development and Sales in the First Five months of 2018
Producer Prices for the Industrial Sector for April 2018
Stable Performance for the National Economy in April
Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in April 2018
Industrial Production Operation in April 2018
National Real Estate Development and Sales in the First four months of 2018
Sales Prices of Residential Buildings in 70 Medium and Large-sized Cities in April 2018
Industrial Profits Increased in the First Four Months of 2018
Industry News
Iron and steel sector gains strength
China’s wines take center stage
Machinery manufacturing fair boosts Sino-Russian ties
Medical device manufacturers display their latest technology
Soybean farmers store crops amid hopes of higher prices
Tourism industry opening on agenda
Tech competition eases startups' access to China market
China's excavator sales grow 44.9% in October
China's solid waste imports continue to slump on tightened ban
Delivery orders jump 25.12% to 1.35b on Singles Day
Related Links
LeBron James's first NBA championship May Mean $4 Billion For Nike in China

Sitemap       |       Join Us      |       Customer Service       |       About Sino-report
Copyright © 2011-2025 Sino-report Consult Inc.
No.18 Zhichun Road, Haidian District. Beijing 100089.China
Information and data contained in this site is for reference only pursuant to operate your own risk