Anhui: Rising Trademark Violations Probed

Anhui: Rising Trademark Violations Probed


The provincial market supervision administration announced that enforcement officials investigated 2,200 trademark infringements across the province in the first five months of this year, increasing nearly 40 percent from the same period of last year. The total violations were worth more than 6.96 million yuan ($1.1 million) in potential retail value, a surge of 70.4 percent year-on-year. The majority of the investigations were related to well-known trademarks, local officials said.
Source: China Daily

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