Thursday, January 05, 2006

Fakes concealed at Xiushui, Xingbake makes public apology

Columnist Philip Lin of Pacific Epoch is somewhat optimistic about brand protection in China now that the fakes are more concealed at Silk Street (Xiushui) mall after the Beijing operator and vendors got convicted and were ordered to pay 13.000 dollar in damages to Burberry, Chanel and other luxury brands (see more here).

Regarding the Starbucks victory Philip finds it particularly noteworthy that Shanghai Xingbake had to make a public apology public apology in the Xinmin Evening News in a land obsessed with not "losing face" (see more here).

Read Philip's column here.

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