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Chinese Court Rules for Starbucks

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Chinese Court Rules for Starbucks

Chinese Court Rules for Starbucks

Chinese Court Rules for Starbucks

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A court in Shanghai hands a victory on intellectual property to coffee giant Starbucks. The court has ordered a competitor — Xingbake (pronounced shing bah-kuh) — to stop using the chain's name and logo. The Chinese company's owners have been ordered to pay Starbucks about $62,000 in damages and come up with a new name for their cafes.