China Contracts and How to Send Your Initial Draft to your China Counter-party

 /  Legal  / 
It is usually best for you to send this contract to the Chinese side as an already signed PDF. You achieve two goals by doing it this way. Read More

China Trademark Theft. It’s Baaaaaack in a Big Way

 /  Legal  / 
Starting about a year or so ago, our China trademark lawyers started getting a ton of China trademark theft calls and the number of those calls has been accelerating ever since. Read More

China Contracts: Good and Bad

 /  Legal  / 
Here are three ultra-basic and nearly universally required terms to look at when a China lawyer evaluates whether a contract will work for China or not. Read More

The China-US Trade War. It’s All Good Inside China!

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Why is this happening and how long will it continue and what should you as an American company doing business in China or seeking to do business in China do? Read More

3 Books to Read Before Your First China Trip

 /  Opinion  / 
What's THE book to read to better understand China or to get a better handle on China? Here are our recommendations. Read More

Anthony Bourdain’s China Lessons Revisited

 /  Celebrity  / 
"The one thing I know for sure about China is, I will never know China. It’s too big, too old, too diverse, too deep. There’s simply not enough time." -Anthony Bourdain Read More

China Online Gaming: Trademark and Copyright and Patent Protections

 /  Game  / 
China presents a wealth of opportunities for foreign gaming companies, but (and this is true of pretty much every IP-laden industry), it also presents substantial risks. Read More

Dual Language China Contracts: Don’t Get Fooled!

 /  Legal  / 
Foreign companies sign dual language contracts without knowing exactly what the Chinese language portion of their contract says. This is really risky dangerous. Many dual language Chinese-English contracts are silent on which language controls. Read More

China Non Disclosure Agreements: Please Do Not Try This at Home

 /  Legal  / 
United States companies all too often make the mistake of trying to protect their intellectual property from China by using a U.S. style non-disclosure agreement (NDA). These agreements do not work for China. Chinese companies know this and so they willingly sign them. Read More

China Business Scam, Part 2: The Fake Joint Venture

 /  Legal  / 
This part 2 post is on what we call the fake China Joint Venture, and it is an oldy but a goody and — dare I say it — one of my favorites. Our China lawyers have seen this one quite often and as far as I know, it has always involved an American company, which I fear says something about American naïveté. Read More

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