International Business

Counterfeit products on Chinese websitesOur China IP team regularly oversees requests to Chinese websites to take down counterfeit products. The success rate on getting these products removed within a week or so is North of 99%.

The following email (modified very slightly) crossed my computer the other day. It is from one of our China IP lawyers who does

International M&ALately we have seen an uptick in international M&A work – some of it from China, some of it to China, some with other China alternative countries, like India and Malaysia, and some of it within the U.S. relating to U.S. subsidiaries owned by foreign companies. This increase coincides both with the world partially thawing

International contract lawyer

Got the following email from a reader curious as to how my law firm’s China lawyers draft contracts for China:

Can I ask about the wording of your law firm’s agreements in Chinese. I am a translator helping a U.S. company on its contracts and — to put it mildly — things are not going

11Doing business with China

Virtually every has intellectual property requiring protection. Let’s first get clear what we mean by “intellectual property.” IP is not patents, trademarks, copyrights, etc. These are simply tools for protecting intellectual property.

So what is intellectual property?

  • A better term might be intangible property or intangible assets. This includes everything about your business that