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Alibaba continue anti-counterfeiting efforts

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, May 18, 2018

Alibaba has announced a huge expansion of their anti-counterfeiting program, but the IP-infringing problems on their platform persist.

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How to report a counterfeit on Taobao

Posted by Ryan Williams on Saturday, May 5, 2018

Red Points would like to introduce our simple guide on how to report counterfeits listed on Taobao, TMall and TMall Global.

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How to remove a counterfeit from Aliexpress

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, May 3, 2018

This is Red Points' 4-step guide to removing counterfeits from Alibaba.com, AliExpress.com and 1688.com.

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Counterfeiters' online platforms of choice

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Since Marty McFly flew across a pond in Back to the Future Part II, the world has been eagerly awaiting the invention of a hoverboard. In 2013, the world got a little closer to realising their dream with the announcement of Inventist’s Hovertrax. Sadly, this creation was marred by the work of counterfeiters.

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Shanzhai 101 - How to scam an industry out of billions

Posted by Ryan Williams on Monday, Mar 19, 2018

If I mention Chinese counterfeit products, what do you imagine? Your mind might jump to comically poor knock-offs, like the ones below. Would you have imagined an immense network of highly professional manufacturers? An industry leading the charge in East Asian innovations? If not, you should probably make yourself aware of shanzhai.

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Inside China’s toxic counterfeit food industry

Posted by Julia Bourke on Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

Red Points unwraps China’s counterfeit food scandals, which have caused toxic - and in some cases, fatal - damage to consumers and to the industry.

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China’s vested interest in the global counterfeit industry

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Chinese politicians and entrepreneurs assure of strong IP rights, but is it really in the interest of China to collapse the global counterfeit industry?

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Is manufacturing in China still worth it?

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, May 29, 2017

Focusing on China, we look at whether manufacturing in the Far East is worth it financially and otherwise, outlining the pros and cons of doing so.

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[Webinar] Understanding counterfeits and IP protection in China

Posted by Marc Gassó on Friday, May 26, 2017

Red Points has teamed up with the EU's Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Helpdesk  for small and medium enterprises, and GH IP & Legal services to put together a webinar on China and IP protection.

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Understanding Chinese consumer demand

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, May 12, 2017

China is at a crucial point in development. We write on understanding Chinese consumers and retailers in shared values, the economy and key demographics.

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