One of the Top 10 IPR Cases in Jiangsu 2011: Counterfeit Luxury Brands Seized

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Jiangsu was China’s province with the highest GNP per capita in 2011:  61,649 Yuan. This means that a greater group of people might have become interested in luxury goods, such as cosmetics and jewelry.  One of the top ten IPR cases in Jiangsu in 2011 according to Zhu Yu, secretary of the Jiangsu People’s Government Provincial Intellectual Property Office was the seizure of 43 outbound EMS parcels by the Nanjing Customs…
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