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A China IP Reality Check, Part 2

In Part 1 of this three-part series, we discussed the background of the Talpa-Canxing dispute over The Voice of China. Now we’ll see what happened after Canxing broke Talpa’s heart.
By |September 8th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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A China IP Reality Check

One of the most popular shows in China, "The Voice of China," is embroiled in legal controversy, and the outcome could affect every single content license in China.
By |September 6th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|
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Draft Film Law Favors Local Films over Hollywood Imports

Foreign films may find it harder to enter the Chinese theatrical market due to new laws being considered by the country’s top legislature.
By |August 30th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News|
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Opinion: ‘Star Trek’ Trademark Underprotected in China

A limited trademark registration means an entrepreneurial Chinese firm could soon market Star Trek vitamins if it wanted to.
By |July 25th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News|
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CFI Q&A With Jan Heinze, COO of Global Special Effects Firm Pixomondo

The native German talked with CFI about the effect vast amounts of new money is having on the Chinese film and visual effects industries and the prospects for more science fiction films.
By |July 18th, 2016|Box Office, Featured Stories, Law, People, Uncategorized|
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The Ins and Outs of Getting Money Out of China

Chinese banks are becoming much stricter with certain types of remittances.
By |June 21st, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News|
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Copyright Takedowns in China, Part V: The End of Online Anonymity?

Copyright infringers in China are only required to identify themselves to the copyright owner if the infringers object to the takedown.
By |June 1st, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News|
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New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

Lacking much original IP of its own to make up the ‘themes’ in their theme parks, Wanda is dipping back into Chinese culture and history.
By |May 31st, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News, Uncategorized|
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Doing a Deal in China? Get a Company Search Report First

Confirm your Chinese partner company exists and whether it's in good standing with the law.
By |May 10th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law, News|
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Legal Roundup: Government to Pay Theaters for Screening Domestic Films

Imported movies accounted for 38.4% of 2015's total revenues, down from 45.5% in 2014.
By |March 25th, 2016|Featured Stories, Law|