Impersonator Does Not Fake a Documentary on Trademark Counterfeits

Owen Schumacher is a gifted Dutch comedian and impersonator. He has made a documentary series about what people’s perceptions are of real and fake. The third episode of the documentary is on brands, genuine and fake. Mr Schumacher, like yours truly, studied intellectual property law at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) in Amsterdam, the […]

IP Dragon Checks International Clothes Market in Beijing: “Waterbedding” Effect of Trademark Enforcement

Building of the International Clothes Market  While all eyes are fixed on Silk Market in Beijing, IP Dragon focuses its attention to the International Clothes Market in Beijing to check whether counterfeit apparel and bags were on sale. Let’s first take a look at the notorious Silk Market. Tim Smith of Rouse Beijing sent his intern Dominic […]

Beijing’s Silk Market

IP Komodo’s friend Tim Smith of Rouse was curious to know what was happening at the famous Beijing Silk Market. He asked his intern Dominic to take a look and here is what they found. Large public notices appear around the market issued by the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce, concerning counterfeit goods. The […]

Silk Market Vendors of Counterfeit Goods Terrorise Law Firm

Remember the Silk Market Appeal Case/Landlord Case about which I blogged at the exact same date, but then in 2006? Read here. Well, a lot has happened in the mean time: The Beijing Silk Market (before known as Silk Street or Silk Alley) vendors of counterfeit Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Prada products, have […]

3 of Baker McKenzie’s Cases Elected By Supreme People’s Court As 2006 Top 10 IPR Cases

Three of the ‘ Top ten cases’ in 2006 elected by the Supreme People’s Court concerns cases won by Baker & McKenzie: Sony Corporation versus Guangzhou Top Power Electronics Co., Ltd.; Starbucks versus Shanghai Xinbake Coffee Shop Ltd; Prada, Chanel, Gucci, Burberry and Louis Vuitton versus Beijing Xiushui Haosen Clothing Market. IP Dragon congratulates Mr. […]