Archive for July, 2017

Ensuring Effective Rules for your China Company

Recently we helped one of our clients to win a labor related arbitration verses a former employee . One of the most important factors that allowed us to win the case is that the arbitration tribunal judged that the client’s company bylaws and rules were valid and the evidence we provided showed clearly that the [...]

Published by Bonnie Zhang on July 27th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Rare Window of Opportunity for Foreign Performance Acts to Establish in Beijing

We have been consulting with a well known entertainment company in establishing a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise with plans to become a performance brokerage institution in Beijing engaging in providing commercial performance services in China.
This is a tricky prospect as commercial performance business is listed as an industry   restricted to foreign investment on the Negative [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 25th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Standard-Essential Patents in China Now

Have Better Protection
The Beijing High People’s Court recently came out with new guidelines providing more detailed requirements for the protection of a standard-essential patent (SEP).
SEP is a patent that  claims an invention that must be used to comply with a technical standard.  Standards organizations, therefore, often require members disclose and grant licenses to their patents [...]

Published by Edward E. Lehman on July 24th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

China “Prosecutors” to Initiate Public Interest Litigation

After two-year pilot program, on June 27, 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress issued a new decision authorizing the people’s Procuratorate (similar to a Prosecutor’s Office) to engage in public interest litigation on behalf of the State. The new decision came into force on July 1, 2017. These public interest litigations are [...]

Published by Crys Zheng on July 19th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

China Intend to Establish the Drug Patent Linkage System

On May 12th 2017, the China Food and Drug Administration issued an Announcement on Soliciting Opinions on the Relevant Policies on Encouraging Innovation in Drug and Medical Equipment and Protecting the Rights and Interests of Innovators.
According to the new Draft, China intend to establish the drug patent linkage system. The intended new system including below [...]

Published by Bonnie Zhang on July 13th, 2017 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »