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Lobbies: Pressure China on fake Apple stores

Lobbies: Pressure China on fake Apple stores

POLITICO Pro
The discovery of several fake Apple stores in China has led to calls from business lobbies for the U.S. to step up pressure on the Chinese government to better enforce intellectual property standards in the future.

Calling China’s move Monday to launch the investigation “positive,” Michael Petricone, the senior vice president of the Consumer Electronics Association, told POLITICO that the Chinese have a long history of flouting IP regulations and need to be taken to task…