Those of us who deal with China trademarks on a regular basis are used to a certain level of weirdness.
You’ve heard the message. If you want to keep operating in China and stay out of legal trouble, the time is now to get your China house in order. And this is quite possible.
During the past year, the number of calls from American (sometimes European) SMEs pushed out of China for having operated there without a legal entity (such as a WFOE) have doubled? What is causing this increase of foreign companies getting shut down in China?It’s the economy, stupid.
You know how when you buy a particular kind of car you all of a sudden see that particular brand of car everywhere? A similar thing has been happening to our law firm with respect to Vietnam.
With the media recently paying so much attention to foreigners businesspeople getting in trouble in China, the phones of our firm’s China lawyers have been ringing off the hook from worried Americans based in China.