Suing Chinese companies

In the last couple of years, we have seen a tremendous increase in cases involving U.S. companies (and lawyers) wanting to sue Chinese companies for Chinese manufactured product that has injured someone. These cases coming to us typically involve one of the following scenarios:

  • A US retailer or importer is being sued by someone injured

My firm has been gearing up for a couple of CIETAC commercial arbitrations against Chinese companies and one thing we can state with near certainty is that neither will settle. The reason for this is Chinese companies virtually never settle their in-country litigation matters. In the United States, something on the order of 97% of

Yesterday, I participated in a phone call with a client and another lawyer in my office. We were discussing a draft of a worldwide software licensing agreement the counter-party had provided to our client. Fairly late in the discussion, I asked what law the agreement was calling for and then noted how that is oftentimes