Chinese Government Decision May Help Brands Protect Themselves

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Anyone trying to stop Chinese counterfeiters learns almost immediately that most of the information that would ordinarily identify China-based owners of a URL or website is false.  That makes it costly or impossible to identify a target for action, and that permits vast numbers of counterfeiters to use the Internet for direct sales to consumers with virtual impunity.  This may be about to change.

 

Topics:  Brand, China, Counterfeiting, Internet, ISPs

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, General Business Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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