intellectual property in China

The United States Commerce Department, Office of China Economic Area, will be putting on two webinars this month on intellectual property in China. I have listened in on a few of these webinars and they tend to be very good.

The first will be on May 10, from 2:00 p.m. through 3:30 p.m. EST and

Click here to watch China Law Blog’s own China lawyer, Steve Dickinson, pontificate on China IP on China’s leading international news talk show, Dialogue. Steve’s portion comes on about 4 minutes into the show, but there is (at least near as I can tell), no way to fast forward.

I thought Steve’s most interesting point

China’s recently stepped up effort to root out foreign companies doing business in China without being registered to do so has caused a rash of China consultants to retain the China lawyers in my firm.

From our work in forming China WFOEs for these consultants, we have learned that many China consultants are falling dangerously