NY Sen. Wants To Cork Flow Of Chinese Fake Ice Wine

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT) -- China's thirst for ice wine has generated a flood of “cheap fakes,” costing New York growers millions of dollars, an Empire State lawmaker said Friday, urging federal trade and intellectual property watchdogs to pressure the foreign powerhouse into a crackdown.

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., urged officials in Washington, D.C., including U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and National Intellectual Property Rights Center Director Lev Kubiak to demand China shut down the production and sale of counterfeit, adulterated and mislabeled wine.

“As the wine market in China...
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