The small island country has boosted its tourism by turning itself into a brand; the jurisdiction is increasingly attractive for multinational brands and it makes its presence known on the world stage.
Amazon has issued a strongly worded response to the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s call for a number of its non-US platforms to be included in the next Office of the US Trade Representative's Notorious Markets List.
Major Chinese online marketplace DHgate has published a stringent defence of its anti-counterfeiting efforts and – following the discovery of a possible link to Superbuy – denies any relationship with the popular Chinese shipping agent.
Tencent Holdings’ general counsel has submitted a rebuttal to criticism of the company’s brand protection activities on its WeChat platform, arguing that inclusion on the Office of the US Trade Representative’s next notorious markets list would be “unwarranted”. The document sheds light on how the company is approaching its anti-counterfeiting efforts.
WTR is pleased to unveil the programme for the fourth annual Brand Strategy China event, which will provide attendees with the latest enforcement know-how and an opportunity to exchange knowledge with domestic and international brands.
In the next edition of our series on physical marketplaces across the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Thailand.
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