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14 Sep, 7 tweets, 3 min read
@LinkedHD 2/
-Trump tried to get China trademark approval for 10 years prior to the election

-Trump was elected China gave preliminary approval to 38 new Trump trademarks
(everything from hotels and golf clubs to bodyguard and concierge services
@LinkedHD 3/
-Trump applied for China trademarks during his campaign

-Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb. 9, 2017, where he pledged to honor the One-China policy

-Five days later, on February 14, 2017, China reversed its prior course and gave Trump trademark protection
@LinkedHD 4/
-Right before the election, October 2016 China’s Trademark Office granted provisional approval for 16 trademarks to Ivanka Trump Marks LLC

The trademarks:
-Ivanka-branded fashion gear including sunglasses, handbags, shoes and jewelry
-beauty services
-voting machines
@LinkedHD 5/
-November 2018, China grants 18 trademarks in 2 months to Ivanka Trump…
@LinkedHD 6/
Ivanka received 5 trademarks in January 2019…

Money-laundering trademarks
-1 trademark for brokerage;
charitable fundraising;
and art valuation services was approved on Jan. 6, 2019
@LinkedHD 7/
China approves Donald Trump-branded spas, escort services, hotels and massage parlours without US Congress permission…

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