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Intellectual Property (IP)

China Data Privacy Lawyers

On September 30, in China’s New Cybersecurity Program: NO Place to Hide, we wrote on how China’s new cybersecurity laws strip foreign companies of any ability to maintain their trade secrets in China:

Under the new Chinese system, trade secrets are not permitted. This means U.S. and EU companies operating in China will now need

China Cybersecurity Lawyers

In China’s New Cybersecurity Program: NO Place to Hide and again in China’s New Cybersecurity System: There is NO Place to Hide we wrote how China’s new “cybersecurity” laws give the Chinese government and its prized companies full and total access to all data and IP held by foreign companies. Yesterday, in China’s New Cryptography

China trademark lawyers

In yesterday’s post, Mathew Alderson wrote about how Beijing IP Court statistics released during the UK-China IP Symposium he attended in Beijing on November 1st. Mathew concluded his post by noting the following:

These statistics and the underlying cases on which these statistics are based tell us that foreign companies can prevail in intellectual property

China IP lawyers

Many foreign IP owners doing business in or with China do not believe the Chinese court system works. They or their foreign lawyers therefore tend to choose foreign law and jurisdiction in their contracts. When this results in contracts that are unenforceable against a Chinese party, everyone blames the Chinese. The prophesy about the lack

China Company Audit Lawyers

There has been much talk this week about the United States blacklisting Chinese companies that steal IP from doing business in the United States.  Per the Washington Post, the White House (led by China hawk Peter Navarro) has been exploring “the possibility of blacklisting Chinese companies that violate numerous U.S. copyright and patent laws

China Joint Venture Lawyers

Our regular readers know that, generally speaking, the authors of the China Law Blog believe China and the U.S. will continue to decouple, making it increasingly difficult/risky to do business in China. See Alleged US-China “Micro” Deal Does Not Mean a Thing For Most. But our China lawyers continue working with many clients and

International Manufacturing Lawyers to protect your manufacturing molds

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how the increasing complexity of products made overseas via product outsourcing has led to a corresponding increase in the complexity of the molds for those products and required our international manufacturing attorneys to draft contracts that protect our clients’ IP within those molds, both against third party

International IP manufacturing lawyers

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how the increasing complexity of products being made overseas has led to a corresponding increase in the complexity of product molds and how our international manufacturing attorneys increasingly must draft country-specific contracts to protect our client’s IP within those molds.

The first part of this series concluded