They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But for many international companies in China, protecting themselves from counterfeiters is a constant and costly battle.
Hop on the Beijing subway and you may notice ads for "Groupon.cn." It's the same name as the American daily deals web giant, even the same logo. But "Groupon.cn" has nothing to do with the real "Groupon," which actually calls itself "Gaopeng" here in China.
The real Groupon launched its Chinese website earlier...Full Story