How someone stole the name of a famous Shanghai wonton shop

Jan 17, 2019

Erguang Wonton is a mom-and-pop shop known for its plump, juicy wontons. But after it became famous, it lost the rights to its name, thanks to loopholes in China’s trademark laws.

China's trademark lawsFamily-owned businessShanghai cuisineWonton Noodle Soup


Written and Reported by: Venus Wu

Produced by: Dolly Li and Venus Wu

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