Is China Future Fertile Ground for Celebrity “Disgrace Insurance”?

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SpottedRisk offers “disgrace insurance” for Western entertainment companies and commercial brands. Will this ever catch on in China? Read More

China’s Entertainment Trends and Challenges: A San Francisco Summit on June 28, 2019

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The panel will focus on how recent regulatory changes in China are affecting Hollywood and the media and entertainment sectors in China. Read More

Sealing the Deal: CFI Interview with Entertainment Attorney Tom Ara

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CFI recently sat down with US-Asia Institute Trustee and seasoned entertainment attorney Tom Ara and gained valuable insights on the role he plays in industry transactions between the U.S. and China Read More

Bytedance Says Court Overstepped on ‘Honour of Kings’ Content Ban

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This is the ninth ban in seven months that Tencent has requested against Bytedance that seeks to remove content related to Tencent’s games from Bytedance apps, with six of the nine lawsuits filed in May alone. Read More

Fake News: The China Trademark Version

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A recent article on Cult of Mac, Apple pulls popular iOS game after Chinese company steals its name, is as inaccurate about China as anything I’ve seen in a long time, combining ignorance, sloppiness, and an anti-China bias. Read More

China Proposes First Amendments to Outdated Copyright Law in Nearly a Decade

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China’s Copyright Law is set to see a new round of revisions this year — the first amendments to the 29-year-old law since 2010. Read More

Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson, Part 2

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Like pretty much everyone on this planet I’m a Fan Bing Bing fan. That partially explains why this is my second post on her. But really, more than anything, I view her situation as salubrious for those who conduct business internationally. Read More

China’s Internet Courts are Spreading; Online Dispute Resolution is Working

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The fact that China has expanded its Internet courts from one city to three means it views its initial foray into internet dispute resolution as having been a success. Read More

China Gives Hollywood an Early Christmas Present

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As Bloomberg reported last week, China’s propaganda ministry has approved an additional seven foreign films to play in China this year in excess of the 34 film quota. These newly approved films will play theatrically on a revenue-sharing basis. Read More

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