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Li Ning Torches Inventory. All Chinese Consumer Goods Companies Concede Their Inability To Compete With Foreign Companies.

Posted in China Business

Okay, so my headline grossly exagerates.  But the first sentence is absolutely true and I have a sophisticated blog reader who claims the second sentence is not that far off. Let me explain. The first sentence comes from Tom Orlick’s WSJ article, entitled, “Li Ning Torches Inventory.” In that article, Orlick (who, BTW, consistently does… Continue Reading

China: It’s The Shoes

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“Is it the Shoes? Is it the Shoes? Is it the Shoes? … it’s gotta be the SHOES!”  Mars Blackmon, from Spike Lee’s 1986 film, She’s Gotta Have It. Great article over at Slate, entitled, Female Weightlifters, Spanish Basketball Stars, and Kim Jong-il: The strange world of Chinese sneaker endorsements. It is on the strange… Continue Reading

Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China — The Starbucks Perspective

Posted in Legal News

This is the third of my posts on the United State’s Patent and Trademark Office’s recently completed two-day conference on “Protecting Your Intellectual Property In China and The Global Marketplace“  The first,”Nike On China IP Protection:  Just Do It With Green Tea,” was based on a speech by Kevin R. Brown, Nike’s Director of Global… Continue Reading

Nike On China IP Protection: Just Do It With Green Tea

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Last week I attended the United State’s Patent and Trademark Office‘s two-day conference on “Protecting Your Intellectual Property In China and The Global Marketplace.“  China Law Blog’s own Steve Dickinson was asked to speak there on how to protect your trademarks and trade secrets while doing business in China, but work commitments prevented him from… Continue Reading