China Joint Ventures: How to Give Away Your IP in China, Part 2

By | China Law Blog | April 12, 2015
China Joint Ventures: How to Give Away Your IP in China, Part 2

Last month I wrote a post entitled, How To Give Away Your IP In China, explaining how foreign companies so often “gift” their intellectual property to their Chinese manufacturers by not initially making clear in a Chinese language contract who will own the intellectual property that will be developed jointly by the Chinese manufacturer and the Western company.

China Vs. Vietnam for Product Sourcing

By | China Law Blog | March 31, 2015
China Vs. Vietnam for Product Sourcing

As my law firm’s Vietnam practice continues to grow, I have become fascinated with how company’s make the decision on where to outsource their product manufacturing as between China and Vietnam, both for new products and for products currently being made in China.