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First-to-use versus first-to-file trademark regimes

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

Red Points examines and compares first-to-use and first-to-file trademark systems and the trademark strategies to be followed under both systems.  

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Growing opportunities for sports brands in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

China is currently seeing a shift in its most popular spectator sports. This is a change clearly driven by western influence and the growth of international sporting events, and is providing a huge opportunity to sporting brands worldwide.

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Managing distributors and agents in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

Working with agents and distributors in China can be a great way to grow as a company - but there are plenty of potential pitfalls you need to look out for.

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How to sell to China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Sep 7, 2018

The Chinese market, the world’s largest, is notoriously difficult for foreign enterprises to enter, due the Chinese government’s favouring of domestic brands, as well as huge differences in technology and business cultures.

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A simple guide to intellectual property in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

China’s appetite for consumer goods and western brands is growing. Alibaba, China’s largest online retail group, has been on a mission to entice big brands to their sites in recent years.

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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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Shanzhai 101 - How to scam an industry out of billions

Posted by Ryan Williams on Monday, Mar 19, 2018

Red Points takes a look at the counterfeit technology products created by shanzhai manufacturing in Shenzhen, China. 

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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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