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Friday Factoid: Chinese Hotels Fined for Infringement of Disney Marks

The city of Shanghai recently fined five hotels for using Disney marks on signs and websites without Disney’s authorization. Disney is developing a $5.5 billion theme park in Shanghai, its first theme park in China. The fine of 100,000 yuan ($15,644) was issued to Shenzhen Vienna Hotels Group, which owns all five hotels. Source: Reuters Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.