Understanding counterfeits online & Chinese IP protection

Common problems & simple solutions

This webinar covers common problems associated with China and e-commerce that businesses regularly face. We aim to cover issues such as counterfeiting, trademark squatting, unauthorized distributors and the sale of IP infringing products online. Our experts explain the best practices that any business can implement as preventative measures against all the issues covered.

The structure of the webinar

  • About China IPR SME Helpdesk
  • Potential issues when operating in China (10-15 minutes)Trademark squatting
    Blackmail, customs issues and legal action
    Partner risks
    Distributors, manufacturers and supply chain weak points.
    Online sale & distributions and offline source
  • Best practices to protect your brand
  • Questions and further discussion (10 min)


The Speaker

Joan Porta

Brand Protection Director at Red Points

Joan has worked with online IP enforcement company Red Points for over 5 years and is their head of brand protection. He is a specialist in intellectual property rights online and enforcement. Joan has used his expertise to help create legal technology that can enforce IP rights online legally and quickly.
The Speaker

Alex Garmon

Managing Partner at GH IP

Alex Garmón is founder and managing partner of GH IP&Legal Service in Shanghai and also expert of the China IPR SME Helpdesk. He has more than 10 years of experience assisting European companies on Intellectual Property protection and enforcement in China as well as in foreign investment. He assists his clients on the design of strategies for intellectual property protection as well as on trademark disputes and enforcement cases related to the sale and export of counterfeited products in China