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Our supplier is selling our product as their own! | Disputes with Chinese suppliers Q&A (Volume 20)

Question: We received a marketing email from our Chinese supplier showing one of our products and claiming it is theirs. What can we do? This used to be more common about 15 years ago when suppliers would show their customer’s … Continue reading

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When Is Product IP Most At Risk From Copycats? [Podcast]

Renaud explores some of the key situations where your product IP can be at risk by copycats, especially if you have a new, innovative, and/or popular product. In this episode, he explains when IP can be at risk, who might try … Continue reading

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Can Getting To Market First Stop Copycats? [Podcast]

A recent China Law Blog article outlined why getting to market first with your new product isn’t great protection against copycats these days, especially if corners have been cut in the name of speed. Some entrepreneurs believe that skipping IP … Continue reading

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Chinese Copycats: A Real Problem For Entrepreneurs?

IP protection is always a concern for businesses and entrepreneurs, especially when manufacturing an innovative new product. Chinese copycats, or fast followers, are a threat to your new product and business as these vendors may mobilize quickly to copy and … Continue reading

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