Did China Really Create a New Trademark Office?

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The truth is that Chinese companies do need help protecting their IP overseas, and it makes complete sense to have a China-based resource. Read More

Ten Ways to Calculate Your China Legal Risks: Do You Feel Lucky?

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As China governmental power continues to expand and continues to get more concerned about its slowing economy and how it is viewed by its citizens, it continues to get tough on foreign businesses. This makes now a good time for foreign companies doing business in China or with China to determine their China risks. Read More

China Trademarks: Should You Register A Movie Title as a Trademark?

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Unlike copyrights, trademarks are country-by-country, so what is true in the U.S. is irrelevant in China. Read More

Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson

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The simple and obvious bottom line here is that if you are going to be doing business in a foreign country it pays to do so legally. Read More

Selling and Licensing and Distributing Products and Services into China: It’s ALL Good

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Many foreign companies that manufacture in China are feeling pain these days, but foreign companies that sell in China or sell into China are thriving, perhaps like never before. Read More

I’ve Lost my IP and NOW I Need Some “Quick” Advice

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It is a truism to say that much is in flux with China these days. It is another truism to say that flux increases risk. But both of these things are true and those who do not act accordingly are going to suffer. Read More

New Chinese Laws to Hit Streaming, Broadcasting of Foreign Content

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If implemented in their present form, the provisions will seriously impact the streaming and broadcasting of foreign motion picture and TV content. Read More

China Licensing Deals: Is This a New Scam?

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Don’t be a big sucker for a terrible China licensing agreement. Read More

PACT Presents “China Webinar: Working with China on Movies”

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On September 26, China media and entertainment lawyer Mathew Alderson will be discussing how movie and TV producers can “make the most of the opportunities China offers” as part of a FREE webinar. Read More