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25. Q: What functions and power can the Administration for Industry and Commerce exercise in its investigation to gather evidence?
  A:

After it receives a complaint and holds that the exclusive right to use a registered trademark is infringed, the Administration for Industry and Commerce, in its investigation to gather evidence, may exercise these functions and power:
(1) To inquire of the interested parties involved, and to investigate the relavant events of the infringement of the exclusive right to use the trademark;
(2) To read and make copy of the contract, receipts, account books and other relevant materials of the interested parties relating to the infringement;
(3) To inspect the site where the interested party committed the alleged infringement of the exclusive right to use the trademark; and
(4) To inspect any articles relevant to the infringement; any articles that prove to have been used for the infringement of another person's exclusive right to use the trademark may be sealed up or seized.

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