Beijing New Oriental Education & Technology (Group) Co., Ltd. and all schools and branches affiliated to it (hereafter as “Beijing New Oriental Education & Technology Group”) is an institution specializing in services such as education training covering language, IT and other knowledge and private entry/exit intermediary services. It enjoys great reputation and influence both at home and abroad.
Beijing New Oriental Education & Technology Group has registered, according to law, and legally owns the right to exclusive use of the Chinese and English names and the trademark of “New Oriental.” The right to exclusive use of and the right of the name of the New Oriental trademark are protected by law. No one shall, without authorization from New Oriental Education & Technology Group, use either of them in any way whatsoever.
In recent years, many institutions bearing the name of “新东方” or “New Oriental” have emerged. There are instances where some of them engage in businesses identical or similar to those of New Oriental, or use “New Oriental” to register trademarks, brands or curricular materials. The existence of such instances may affect the identification and selection of New Oriental and its products and services by people from all walks of life.
We hereby solemnly state that without authorization or permission from New Oriental, no one can unlawfully use the trademark, name or brand to which New Oriental enjoys right according to law. To safeguard our legitimate rights and interests and those of people in all walks of life, we shall resolutely take legal action against any institution or individual who, in their institutional name or business activities, intentionally misleads people and uses or deliberately suggests a link with the trademark, name or brand to which New Oriental lawfully enjoys rights.
By April 2006, New Oriental had established training schools in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Xi’an, Tianjin, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Yangzhou, Changsha, Hangzhou, Harbin, Jinan, Zhengzhou, Changchun, Taiyuan, Xiangfan, and Toronto and Montreal in Canada. These schools have cooperative teaching in some regions. We have published the names, addresses and introductory information about New Oriental and its affiliated or associated institutions on New Oriental’s website: www.neworiental.org. In case of doubt, people can log onto the above website or make inquiries by phone. Contact person: Legal Affairs Department, the President’s Office, New Oriental Education & Technology Group. Tel: +86 10 60908000.
The statement is hereby given.
This statement shall take effect as of the date of announcement.
Beijing New Oriental Education & Technology (Group) Co., Ltd.
Beijing Tianyuan Law Office