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. The rights were granted in 2009 for a period of 10 years.
Date: July 2013.
Court: Beijing Third Intermediate Court, China.
Claim: Tesla shut its showrooms, service centers and supercharging facilities in China, stop sales and marketing and pays 23.9 million yuan in compensation.