Counterfeits? Alibaba’s Second Annual Report Touts Significant Improvements

Nestled in between the annual conferences of two of the most esteemed intellectual property organizations in the world, the International Trademark Association and the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (“IACC”), was an interesting event. Alibaba – which has been working overtime to address the influx of counterfeit goods that tend to find homes on the market’s largest […]

As YNAP, FarFetch Look to the Middle East, a Battle of Two e-Commerce Giants

“In Saudi Arabia, a kingdom where postal codes are rarely used, most people pay in cash, and shopping is done in giant air-conditioned malls, building an online retail business is no easy task,” per Reuters. And yet, the e-commerce sector in the United Arab Emirates has been rapidly growing thanks to an array of mergers and […]