SIPS in the Media

INTA 2017: MIP’s Trademark Times article “Avoid horror stories in China”

Dan Plane of Simone Intellectual Property Services Asia gave INTA Annual Meeting attendees the latest advice on protecting brands in China, during the “A Passage out of China – Is It Any Easier?” session.

He compared today’s situation of dealing with pirating to 2001. “Raids were the order of the day back then,” he said. “It was a big problem but companies felt like they were making progress.” He added that civil litigation was very rare back then – “it really wasn’t seen as worthwhile.”

Things have changed greatly since…

View the full article here (PDF page 2).