FAILURE TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN CHINA could cost you! It cost Apple 60 million dollars. On a smaller scale, it prevented a successful Italian coffee chain from entering the China market. Shanghai based corporate Lawyer, Raffaele Tamborrino, has one valuable piece of advice – carry out your market research and due diligence, but before you spend a cent, register your trademark.
Tamborrino is an MBA graduate and Italian trained lawyer, with over 18 years of legal and corporate experience. In the last 10 years he has developed his career in China providing business and legal consultancy in the field of company and representative office set-up, M&A, intellectual property rights, Chinese regulatory compliance, transfer pricing, employment contract, company law, commercial agreements, legal and tax issues related to expatriates.