Reminder: Trade Webinar tomorrow evening

E-Commerce and China: Alibaba Group Take-down Procedures for Counterfei​ts

Tomorrow, January 5, 2012 at 7:00-8:00 pm Eastern/ 4:00-5:00 pm Pacific the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of China Economic Area Presents a free webinar Takedown Procedures at Alibaba and Taobao

Some U.S. companies have complained that counterfeit goods are being sold via websites based in China. The Alibaba Group has take-down procedures to remove postings which have not been authorized by the intellectual property right holder. Please join us as Elsa Wong, Senior Legal Director at, and Ricky Shen, Senior Legal Counsel at, explain to rights holders how to remove infringing postings from their companies’ websites. If you have any topics or specific questions you would like addressed in this webinar, please feel free to email  

This reminder sent by Kerry Bonner, a supporter of Green LAVA and the GEEP Project Manager at the Center for International Trade Development (CITD), El Camino College Business Training Center.