A China IP Reality Check

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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. Read More

Draft Film Law Favors Local Films over Hollywood Imports

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Foreign films may find it harder to enter the Chinese theatrical market due to new laws being considered by the country’s top legislature. Read More

Opinion: ‘Star Trek’ Trademark Underprotected in China

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A limited trademark registration means an entrepreneurial Chinese firm could soon market Star Trek vitamins if it wanted to. Read More

CFI Q&A With Jan Heinze, COO of Global Special Effects Firm Pixomondo

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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. Read More

The Ins and Outs of Getting Money Out of China

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Chinese banks are becoming much stricter with certain types of remittances. Read More

Copyright Takedowns in China, Part V: The End of Online Anonymity?

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Copyright infringers in China are only required to identify themselves to the copyright owner if the infringers object to the takedown. Read More

New Wanda Theme Park Provokes Disney Reaction

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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. Read More

Doing a Deal in China? Get a Company Search Report First

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Confirm your Chinese partner company exists and whether it's in good standing with the law. Read More

Legal Roundup: Government to Pay Theaters for Screening Domestic Films

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Imported movies accounted for 38.4% of 2015's total revenues, down from 45.5% in 2014. Read More

Legal Roundup: Ip Man 3 Distributor Punished for Box Office Fraud

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Distributor Dayinmu suspended for one month, RMB 32 million subtracted from box office total Read More