I got an email from my law firm’s banker today saying the following.
Virtually every U.S. company doing business in or with China has intellectual property requiring protection from China.
I was cc’ed on the following email the other day from one of our China lawyers responding to a client who wanted to know the “benefits” of forming a Hong Kong company to own its China WFOE, as opposed to its just forming its China WFOE directly in China.
As we explored in our February 2014 article, “Free Trade Zone has Silver Lining for Gaming Companies,” China has loosened its ban on the sale of video game consoles and games to domestic consumers.
This post highlights about four common and egregious mistakes my law firm’s China lawyers often see American domestic lawyers make when representing their clients in doing business with or in China, along with a very brief analysis of what causes American lawyers to make each sort of mistake.
When it comes to negotiating, Chinese companies view American companies as easy marks. They tend to see us as impatient, unfocused and too willing to compromise to avoid losing out.
Been catching up on old emails this weekend and among those was one from a reader attaching a New York Times article, From China, With Pragmatism: Are the Chinese outdoing Americans at their own philosophical game?
Many of our clients that went into China years ago to have their products made there are now interested in selling those same products within China.
It has been about a month since China’s police accused GlaxoSmithKline’s former head of China operations of making illegal payments to Chinese doctors to boost GSK drug sales.