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Alibaba's Taobao lands on USTR's notorious markets list for third year running

on Apr 26, 2019 | 0 comments

By Danielle Long

Alibaba’s Taobao has again appeared on the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) notorious markets list despite its attempts to clamp down on counterfeit products.

It is the third year in a row the e-commerce giant has made the list, which cited “serious concerns” about the online marketplace’s responsiveness to counterfeit claims.

The report stated: “Although Alibaba has taken some steps to curb the offer and sale of infringing products, right holders, particularly SMEs, continue to report high volumes of infringing products and problems with using takedown procedures.”

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Source: The Drum