Cases & Deals

UK based multinational valve company obtains landmark ruling in criminal prosecution for counterfeiting in China

Client(s) U.K. based multinational valve company

Jones Day obtained a judgment in favor of our client, a UK-based multinational valve and controls company, in an infringement action over the counterfeiting of our client's products. The Chinese company and its respective directors were subject to severe penalty and heavy fines. The severity of these sentences for intellectual property infringement are unheard of in China.