You can use the image search service when you don’t know how to search for counterfeit goods that infringe on your intellectual property on Chinese e-commerce websites.
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Mainstream e-commerce websites in China, such as Taobao, Tmall, JD, provide image search services. This means that as long as you upload a picture of your product to the search box of an e-commerce website, they will provide you with all products for sale that look similar to your product.
In this way, you can get a rough idea of whether there are counterfeit goods similar to your product on that e-commerce website.
However, this function is currently only available on the phone apps of these e-commerce sites and you will need to install their apps.
Take Taobao for example. When you open the app, you can see a camera icon in the search box at the top.
After clicking on this icon, you can take a picture of your product.
Then, Taobao will show all products similar to it in the search results.
Other e-commerce apps have the same function and can be launched by clicking on the camera icon in the search box at the top.
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