At the heart of many intellectual property disputes is this issue: The infringement really damages the company's brand. It may do this by offering an inferior product, for instance, or by tricking people into buying a product that the company doesn't make. That either makes the brand appear worse to the public, or it steals sales directly from the company. Either way, the brand is impacted.
If you’re a foreign trademark applicant (say, a Chinese company seeking to register and protect a mark in the U.S. market), you’re either getting up to speed on relevant laws and processes or already know something about the status quo.
You have probably heard plenty about undocumented immigrants on the news. Every time you see a new story, you may find yourself wondering about the logistics of being undocumented in the United States. Where do they live? Where do they work? How do they do any of this without the proper paperwork?