Lawsuits
Mostly copyright infringes, a list of known Chinese and foreign cases.

Yema versus Ford

Accusation: Ford Automobiles (China) Co. Ltd. and its local dealer Sichuan Xianfeng (Pioneer) Automobile Co. Ltd.
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zhan baosheng versus tesla

Zhan Baosheng versus Tesla

Accusation: Tesla was sued for trademark infringement, in China where Mr. Zhan has registered the rights to the name Tesla in September 2006 before the carmaker entered China.
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Bricklin and Chery

Malcolm Bricklin (Visionary Vehicles) versus Dennis Gore (KCA Engineering)

Accusation: Dennis Gore, ex-Visionary Vehicles commited fraud and other offenses by using property information helping Chery to launch a joint-ven
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Qoros lost the right to name their new sedan GQ3

Audi versus Qoros

Accusation: Qoros wants to use the GQ3 name  for its new sedan, which resembles too much the Audi Q3 name.Date: January 2013.Court: Hamburg Civil Court, Germany.
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Qoros versus KIA

Accusation: KIA wants to use the Quoris name for its European version of the new K9. Date: November 2012. Court: District Court Hamburg, Germany.
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Landrover versus Geely (in fact: versus the Trademark Appeal Board)

 Accusation: Geely illegaly filed the trade mark "Land Tiger" (Luhu) in 1999 by the Chinese Bureau of Industry and Commerce when it was in use by Landrover.
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Nanjing Automobile Corporation (MG) versus Sports and Racing Europe (MG XPower)

 Accusation: Sports and Racing Europe were infringing the MG marks for which they had no entitlement.
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Daimler A.G. versus Shuanghuan and its European importers

Accusation: Shuanghuan Noble (Bubble) is a copy of the Smart Fortwo.Date: December 2008.Court: Bologna, Italy.
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Daimler A.G. versus Flybo and German importer

Accusation: Flybo 6000ZK is a copy of the Smart Fortwo.
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Goldstar versus Proton

  Accusation: Proton is being sued for alleged breach of contract by its former Chinese joint-venture partner Goldstar Heavy Industrial Co. Ltd.
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