China Approves 13 Ivanka Trump Trademarks in 3 Months
She’s with the brand. Even as her father’s government continues to negotiate trade policy with China, Ivanka’s expanding her business there, stoking concerns over conflicts of interest. Ivanka, a senior White House adviser, has her brand’s assets in a family-run trust but continues to reap the profits — though the president of her company insists the trademarks simply guard against copycats. Meanwhile, Chinese courts, largely thought to reflect the will of the ruling Communist Party, have given provisional approval for eight more trademarks, with another 25 pending.