The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China

The Challenge: Trademark Squatting in China One of the greatest challenges that many foreign companies face when entering the Chinese market, is that their brand has already been registered as a trademark by a Chinese company. The registrant could be the foreign...

Victoria Lei

Educated at the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (LLB) and the University of Manchester (LLM), Victoria worked for the Shanghai representative office of a leading French law firm as well as Shanghai H&Y Law Firm, before joining R&P as an associate. Victoria...

New Efforts On Unfair Competition Enforcement

The establishment of the State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”), combines the role of six former regulators, the Antimonopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”), the Price Supervision and Antimonopoly Bureau of the...

How to reclaim your Domain Name in China?

With an increasing number of businesses conducted online, China attracts a growing number of entrepreneurs seeking for new opportunities. However, when looking into registering their domain names, they often encounter the problem that their Chinese domain names (such...

Victoria Lei Published in Business Weekly

The 6 July 2017 edition of the Business Weekly (劳动报 财经周刊), one of China’s leading journals, R&P senior associate Victoria Lei was quoted on strategies for the protection and enforcement of trademarks in China. Among others, the article focused on how companies can...