You can search for the name of your product and/or trademark on Chinese e-commerce websites. You can also use your product image to search for counterfeit goods with a similar appearance.
You can use the image search service when you don’t know how to search for counterfeit goods that infringe on your intellectual property on Chinese e-commerce websites.
Recently, we received an inquiry from Company A.
Doing business with a large business trader may be better than directly with a small manufacturer.
If your products are counterfeited in China, they will probably be sold on e-commerce websites.
Only registered trademarks and patents in China can be protected here.
No. Instead, China adopts a first-to-file trademark system.
Yes. Foreigners or foreign enterprises can apply for trademark registration in China.
The minimum cost is USD 50 for trademark registration fees plus hundreds of dollars for agency fees.
If your product will enter the Chinese market sooner or later, you’d better register your trademark in China.
Yes. If you and another applicant both apply to register an identical or similar trademark, whoever files the application first shall own the trademark.
Normally, it takes 10-12 months to register a trademark in China.
You can register an intellectual property rights (IPR) complaint account on Alibaba (including Taobao, Tmall, 1688.com and Alibaba.com) and file a complaint against counterfeit products in person or through an agent.
You only need to prepare proof of identity, proof of intellectual property rights (IPR) and proof of authorization.
If you find products infringing your IPR on Taobao, Tmall, 1688.com, AliExpress and Alibaba.com, you can file a complaint with Alibaba and ask Alibaba to remove the product links.