Letting copycats get away with it? Think again


Many a time, a European company is faced with Chinese companies that infringe its intellectual property rights in China. High costs of litigation, the complexity of navigating a different legal system, and China not being their core market are commonly cited as reasons for foreign companies not ensuring their rights are enforced. In most cases the ‘copycats’ are then left to continue their infringing activities, despite the foreign company knowing about it. This sets a dangerous precedent; especially considering the difficulty of the above ‘obstacles’ is sometimes over-estimated. Continue reading “Letting copycats get away with it? Think again” »