Intellectual Property (IP)

China's Sputnik MomentThe Information Technology & Innovation Foundation just released an excellent report called Is China Catching Up to the United States in Innovation? It looks like the answer is “yes.”

The report concludes that China is making more rapid progress in innovation and advanced technology industries than the United States. The report says there is no

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Sold I to the merchant ships
— Bob Marley’s Redemption Song

The 125th Canton Fair will kick off on April 15th. For those unfamiliar with the event (formally known as the China Import and Export Fair), it is China’s largest trade show, held biannually in Guangzhou (historically known

International IP lawyers

The Quality Inspection Blog did a really good post, entitled Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding (Kickstarter/Indiegogo) for Startups, explaining (yeah, you guessed it, the pros and cons of crowdfunding. Our international IP lawyers are generally not big crowdfunding fans because we have seen far too many companies publicize their innovative product design and brand name

China confidentiality agreements trade secret agreementsAs part of our China company formation work, our China lawyers help our clients with their employment matters that arise before, during and after their China entity (usually a WFOE) is formed. Among other things, we draft the employment documents needed for a newly established WFOE. When a WFOE is up and running, it needs