Archive for January, 2016

Space Law

Recently, on a business trip to the South of China, I had the pleasure of being able to watch The Martian on the plane. During the movie various treaties and laws governing space were mentioned. As a lawyer this piqued my curiosity.  So, when I got back to the office, I started to read a [...]

Published by Christopher Fung on January 26th, 2016 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Investment approval or Record-filing?

Recently, the National Development and Reform Commission has promulgated the Administrative Regulations on Government Examination, Approval and Record-filing of Investment Projects (Draft for Comment) to seek opinions before June 22, 2015.
The Draft for Comment makes overall institutional arrangements for the sound service and management of enterprise investment projects, which covers the management over various enterprises’ [...]

Published by Bonnie Zhang on January 22nd, 2016 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Supreme People’s Court issues provisions on the effective protection of the rights of litigation lawyers.

The Supreme court has issued provisions which seek to reaffirm the rights of litigation lawyers. The law protects the rights of litigation lawyers in China, when they are carrying out their duties. Those rights are:

The right to know
The right of reading, printing and keeping case files
The right to appear in a court debate
The right to [...]

Published by Christopher Fung on January 20th, 2016 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

QVOD and Chewbacca

On January 7, 2016 at the Beijing, Haidian Court, a hearing took place in which Wang Xin and others members of the company QVOD were on trial for spreading of pornographic materials.
Wang Xin, who denied the allegations in court is the subject of intense public scrutiny. According to those in attendance, Prosecutors did not gain [...]

Published by Christopher Fung on January 18th, 2016 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Lehman, Lee & Xu win!

Lehman, Lee & Xu win!
Recently, there was some first instance litigation in respect of the Trademarks for AmCham in classes 9, 18, 21, 28 and 32. We acted on behalf of the American Club of Beijing d/b/a The American Club against representations made by the Trademarks Adjudication Board (hereinafter referred as to “TRAB”) and the [...]

Published by Christopher Fung on January 18th, 2016 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »