Long ago I formulated a self-imposed rule. Whenever I or one of my firm’s other China lawyers receive three emails on the same thing in a week, I write about it. Haven’t been so forced for a while, but it happened this week and the topic is that good old stand-by, the China Bank Switch Scam.
The Chinese government makes no secret of the fact that in its view, foreign investment should be consistent with China’s economic development plans and industrial policies.
One of the most important things to determine before entering into a contract with a Chinese company is to make sure that you are contracting with the right company.
The latest hot issue in China/U.S. trade relations is the highly restrictive bank technology rules recently announced by PRC banking regulators.
Yesterday’s post, How to Give Away your IP in China, drew such favorable reactions that I figured I’d reprise the theme today and explain how to ensure bad product from China without being able to get compensated.
We represent a large number of foreign companies that do OEM manufacturing in China. In our discussions with these companies, one of the first issues we raise is how to protect the intellectual property of the foreign party.
Wondering what the mood is in China, economically speaking?
The Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”) has recently issued a new judicial interpretation on patent disputes (“JI”). In this new JI, the SPC seeks to streamline its former JI with the Patent Law, and tweak some patent litigation rules.
We are constantly — both on this blog and in the real world — extolling the virtues of foreign companies having appropriate contracts with their Chinese manufacturers. Yesterday provided me with two instances highlighting that need.