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China Fashion Giant Shein Accused of Design Theft – WSJ

Company has hit been with dozens of lawsuits in the US alleging copyright infringement in recent years, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, which cited court records


Company has hit been with dozens of lawsuits in the US alleging copyright infringement in recent years, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, which cited court records
Company has hit been with dozens of lawsuits in the US alleging copyright infringement in recent years, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, which cited court records. Photo: Reuters.

 

Chinese fashion company Shein has seen huge growth in recent years by offering a large range of cheap clothes, but it has also been hit with multiple lawsuits in the US alleging copyright infringement, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

The company, valued at over $100 billion, has faced more than four dozen lawsuits in the United States over the past three years, the report said, citing court records, and adding that many cases were settled for an undisclosed amount, and that Shein has allegedly blamed suppliers.

Read the full report: Wall Street Journal.

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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