Aftermath of high-profile Crocs decision highlights enforcement difficulties in China

The Supreme People’s Court’s selection of Crocs v Jinjiang Jinsike Footwear as one of the leading IP cases of 2015 has highlighted the resonance of the ruling. Despite Crocs' victory, the infringing goods at the centre of the dispute are still available to buy online – a reminder that court decisions are sometimes just another step in the enforcement process, rather than the end point.

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