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Where To Locate In China? Or Why Weifang Isn’t Suzhou.

Posted in Basics of China Business Law, Legal News

I am constantly telling our clients that just because something happens one way in Shanghai does not mean it is going to happen the same way in Datong.  It is more than cliche to say that China is a big and diverse country.  Shanghai has some of the most sophisticated infrastructure in the world, while… Continue Reading

Now That You Have Your China Trademark, What Next?

Posted in Basics of China Business Law, Legal News

We here at China Law Blog constantly emphasize the need to secure trademark registrations in China, as evidenced by the China trademark posts below: China: Do Just One Thing. Trademarks. WHEN To Register Your China Trademark. China Trademarks — Do You Feel Lucky? Do You? Register Your China Trademark Or Go Home Register Your China… Continue Reading

China Film And IP

Posted in China Film Industry, Internet, Legal News

The Hollywood Reporter recently did a story, entitled, “China’s Looming Entertainment Problem: Not Enough Lawyers,” discussing, among other things, intellectual property in China. Our own Beijing-based China entertainment lawyer, Mathew Alderson, was interviewed for that story and The Hollywood Reporter has kindly agreed to allow us to run a post based on the original interview…. Continue Reading

China Patenting’s Great Leap Forward

Posted in China Business, Internet, Legal News

This is a guest post from Gilman Grundy. Gil is a senior IP advisor for Tieto. I know Gil from his many years before that as an IP advisor in China. The views expressed in this post are Gil’s own. When I received Dan’s invitation to write an “in the trenches” piece on intellectual property… Continue Reading

Managing Intellectual Property In China: The Golden Rules. Qingdao, China, June 22, 2011.

Posted in Events, Legal News

China Law Blog’s own Steve Dickinson is going to be setting forth the “golden rules” for managing your Intellectual Property (IP) in China. Steve will be giving this talk on how to protect your IP in China on June 22,  2011, at 4:00 pm at REDSTAR Times Media, Room 41, Building 3, Creative Industry Park,… Continue Reading

Top Seven Intellectual Property Mistakes By Foreign Companies Doing Business In Or With China.

Posted in Legal News

I am always counselling patience to young lawyers who want to start their careers doing international law. I explain that international law is really just “regular” law with an international component. I thought of that today when I read a post on the High Touch Legal Services Blog, entitled, “Top Ten Intellectual Property Mistakes of… Continue Reading

Two China IPR Webinars, May 10 And May 17

Posted in Events, Internet

The United States Commerce Department, Office of China Economic Area, will be putting on two webinars this month on intellectual property in China. I have listened in on a few of these webinars and they tend to be very good. The first will be on May 10, from 2:00 p.m. through 3:30 p.m. EST and… Continue Reading

Steve Dickinson (Almost Live) On China IPR

Posted in Legal News

Click here to watch China Law Blog’s own China lawyer, Steve Dickinson, pontificate on China IP on China’s leading international news talk show, Dialogue. Steve’s portion comes on about 4 minutes into the show, but there is (at least near as I can tell), no way to fast forward. I thought Steve’s most interesting point… Continue Reading

China Consultant, Protect Thyself

Posted in Legal News

China’s recently stepped up effort to root out foreign companies doing business in China without being registered to do so has caused a rash of China consultants to retain the China lawyers in my firm. From our work in forming China WFOEs for these consultants, we have learned that many China consultants are falling dangerously short… Continue Reading

Whither The China Patent Filing

Posted in Legal News

The other day I did a post entitled, “China IP Protection Rising, Just As Predicted,” touting China’s increasing willingness to enforce intellectual property rights (IPR). I concluded that post with the following advice: This means foreign companies must examine their intellectual property options in China and this means in most cases it will make sense… Continue Reading

Live Blogging From Doing Business in China Seminar (II)

Posted in China Business, Events

Boaz Ashkenazy from the University of Washington College of Architecture & Urban Planning and his own company, Studio216, spoke on some of the projects on which he is working in China. His projects sound fascinating and I wanted to ask him why he thinks China is so interested in cutting edge architecture, but he left… Continue Reading

Protecting Your IP In China

Posted in Legal News

Alicia Beverly, Chief IP (intellectual property) strategist with IP Wealth, an Australian company, “based on the Gold Coast in Queensland, [that] specializes in identifying, protecting, managing and monitoring intellectual property assets for clients around Australia and overseas,” wrote a helpful article entitled “Protecting and Enforcing Your IP Rights In China.” The article starts out with… Continue Reading