Intellectual Property (IP)

Spain trademark lawyer

A few days ago, in Coronavirus Legal Issues Around the World, Part 7: COVID-19 Related Trademarks, we discussed how the ongoing pandemic is spurring trademark registrations in the United States and China. Other countries are no exception to this trend, as evidenced by activity at the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM).

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International lawyers

For the last three or so months, our China lawyers have been confronted with a host of legal issues related to the coronavirus. This should not be surprising because China was the seminal coronavirus epicenter. For the past two months or so, our Seattle lawyers have been working on a host of legal issues related

China licensing agreements

Both here on the blog and in real life with our clients, our China lawyers are always touting the benefits of licensing products, intellectual property, brands, technology and content to China. Licensing deals make sense under many circumstances, but they make particular sense in situations where it is difficult or impossible to get your product,

International Manufacturing Lawyers

Chinese factories are hurting these days. Bad. Their sales are way down, especially to the United States. In China’s manufacturing exodus set to continue in 2020, the South China Morning Post made this starkly clear with statistics:

Tariffs saw China’s trade in goods surplus with the US fall by 7.9 per cent in November, according

China IP Protections

Got an email the other day from Hannibal El-Mohtar, a Canadian lawyer pursuing an advanced law degree (an LLM) at Peking University. Hannibal, who has written previously for our blog, asked if we would be interested in publishing a research brief, taken from his LLM thesis. Hannibal prefaced his email with the following:

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