In a recent trademark infringement case, the Zhejiang High Court ruled against Fuzhou Yiqian Beauty and Hairdressing Co., Ltd. (“Yiqian”), Nanchang Magic Styling Co., Ltd. (“Magic”), and others in favour of Henkel Co., Ltd. (“Henkel”).
Shukran Korea Inc., a Korean startup, has developed a platform that provides Halal and allergenic safety checks for Korean cosmetics and food products, targeting the Middle Eastern market.
TikTok has shut down its online retail operations in Indonesia following a ban on e-commerce activities on social media.
L’Oreal has announced that not only will it comply with the Philippines’ Extended Producer Responsibility Act but go above and beyond the government-set targets. To that end, the manufacturer of Maybelline has partnered with PCX.
Japan’s tax authority has ordered Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores to pay ¥200 million in sales taxes. The decision follows an investigation by the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, which revealed that several transactions were incorrectly rung through as duty-free purchases.
In response to China’s new registration scheme for foreign beauty products, France’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Le Maire is set to meet with Chinese officials in the hope of thrashing out a mutually acceptable alternative.
South Korean cosmetics company Amorepacific has joined the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS).
The European Union has raised concerns over the amount of detail foreign cosmetics manufacturers are required to provide in order to sell their products on the Chinese market, according to a report published by Bloomberg quoting anonymous sources.
Chinese e-commerce firm, PDD Holdings has moved its headquarters from Shanghai to Dublin, according to a report published by Nikkei Asia.
Japan’s Patent Office has delivered its verdict in a case bought by L’Oréal against an attempt to register the word mark Noreal, according to a report published by the World Trademark review. The Japanese authority found against L’Oréal, ruling that there was insufficient evidence to prove that L’Oréal was highly recognised as a source indicator.