International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2022, 4(13); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2022.041311.
Shandong University of Finance and Economics, Jinan, China
Since its emergence, the issue of “buying counterfeits with knowledge” has been widely concerned by the academic community. This paper summarizes and analyzes the main controversial issues, such as whether the “buyer of fakes” is a consumer, whether punitive damages can be applied to the “buyer of fakes”, and whether the “buyer of fakes” is prohibited or restricted, and proposes the shortcomings and new aspects of the research.
Knowingly buying counterfeits; Consumers; Punitive damages
Wang Yuwen. Study on the main controversial issues of “knowingly buying counterfeit goods”. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 13: 70-76. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2022.041311.
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