The past 12 months have seen an increasing number of luxury brands take legal action in China to combat the problem of fake goods being sold online. Taking advantage of the introduction of China's new Trademark law and the establishment of three specialist intellectual property courts in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, the sector is starting to see taking action in China as a viable alternative in the contuning battle with China's counterfeiters.
In this briefing Michael Patrick from Farrer & Co LLP and Scott Wang from China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd, one of the leading firm of IP lawyers operating in China, analyse the advantages of taking action in China to prevent counterfeiting as well as the other options for those seeking to do business in the Far East. You can read the full article below.
If you require further information on anything covered in this briefing please contact Michael Patrick or your usual contact at the firm on 020 3375 7000. Further information can also be found on the Luxury Brands page on our website.
This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.
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