Legal Roundup: Media Crackdown Convergence

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New content rules that specify in great detail what cannot be shown on TV. Read More

More on What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

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Clearly the Chinese government enacted these new rules to better control foreign companies. At this point, all that remains to be seen is how far that control will reach. Read More

What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Online Publishing

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Since foreign companies are already banned from any kind of publication in China, the only role of the new rules is to prohibit schemes that evade the existing restrictions. Read More

Legal Roundup: Wang Jianlin’s European Tour

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Wanda sets sites on France and U.K., Han Capital raises $300M for film, TV; China tightens Web controls, censors shows, raises hurdles to participation. Read More

Chinese Trademark Registration Certificates Become Unavailable

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The latest in a series of relevant posts for anybody doing business in China from our content partners at the China Law Blog. Read More

Legal Roundup: Expanded Restrictions on Foreign Content Online

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Effective March 10, companies with foreign investment (including international joint ventures) are banned from directly publishing any type of content online in China. Read More

Legal Roundup: Wanda Moves Ahead, Beijing Moots Cultural Blacklist

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The first in a regular CFI series summarizing news in law and regulation affecting the entertainment business in China, the U.S. and the rest of the world. Read More

Protecting Copyright Online in China: Register First

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If you ever expect to have infringing content taken down, the single most important thing you should do is register your copyright in China in advance. Read More

Trends in Chinese Film Law and Regulation

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As China’s movie business continues to grow old challenges still abound even as new issues emerge—many requiring legal or regulatory attention. China Film Insider looks at the trends we expect to hear more about in 2016. Read More

China Merchandising Rights: Legal Victory for Dreamworks on “Kung Fu Panda” Trademark

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Not long ago, the Beijing Higher People’s Court ruled against a trademark squatter, Hu Xiaozhong (胡晓中), who had attempted to register the phrase “Kung Fu Panda” for a variety of automotive-related products such as children's carseats, seat headrests, and steering wheel covers. Read More

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