Is it Unfair enough? Remedies against Unfair Competition

Recently a European company was telling me that (at least) one Chinese company was copying and selling two lines of its products in China and other countries. (Let’s assume that the products in question are furniture.)  The question was whether it was possible to take advantage of the remedies provided by the anti-unfair competition legislation against the counterfeiter. (Needless to say this European company had not registered the design of its products in China.)

There is an Anti-Unfair Competition Law in China. The name seems to suggest a law that provides unconditional protection to the victims of their competitors’ illegal unlawful or unfair commercial practices.

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