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The Best Defence is Offence —Arming yourself against Trade Mark Squatters in China

Trade mark squatters in China cleverly exploit the "first to file" vs "first to use" differences by registering international brands' trade marks in China, anticipating their entry into the Chinese market. When these targeted international brands enter China, squatters attempt to sell the registered marks back to the rightful owner for exorbitant sums to turn a profit.

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IP Stars 2016

The 2016 IP stars have been released and we are pleased to announce that we now have top tier rankings in China, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and the UAE and that Chad Dowle, Arty Rajendra and Rachel Tan have been listed as IP Stars for the first time.