Increasingly Strict Law Enforcement in IP Protection in China

Recently, General Administration of Customs of PRC published ten typical cases regarding infringement of trademark rights, proudly to say, two of which were represented by our law firm. The publication of these cases is a signal of enhancing trademark protection by China’s government, not only for domestic brands, but also for foreign brands.
Trademark protection, however, [...]

Published by Mike Wang on April 29th, 2016 tagged China Blawg's thoughts, China Law, Intellectual Property | Comment now »

questions and answers on the public litigation

Q&A on the Public Interest Litigation Filed by Procuratorial Organ

What is the newest regulation on this matter?
The newest regulation on this matter is the Pilot Program for Procuratorial Organ Filing Public Interest Litigation. This regulation was enacted in July 2nd, 2015, constituted by the Supreme Procuratorate subject to the approval of the standing committee of [...]

Published by zlu on December 31st, 2015 tagged China Business, China Law | Comment now »

New China-Barbados Double Taxation Protocol Is to Be Implemented

On June 28th 2010, the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) issued the Notice of Effectiveness and Implementation of the China-Barbados Protocol on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes (Guo Shui Fa [2010] No.64) (“the new Protocol”). According to the Notice, the new Protocol signed on February 10th 2010 [...]

Published by admin on August 6th, 2010 tagged China Law | Comment now »

ATM fee get a unanimous raise, new regulations expected to be released

In this July, a number of Chinese banks raised the ATM withdrawal fee to 4 Yuan in uniform. Without any notice to the public, the sudden increase in the bank fee caused a severe public censure.
As a response to the complaints, the NDRC announced a Q&A on July 28th concerning the recent increase of the [...]

Published by admin on August 6th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »

Experts Say License for ITV Should Avoid Leading to Monopoly

On July 30th 2010, Hao Yabin, Deputy Secretary-General of China Video Industry Association (CVIA), attended the Summit of New Television Industry under the Merge of “Three Networks”. At the Summit, Hao said that management of Internet Television (ITV) should benefits the Industry, rather than lead to industrial monopoly by controlling licenses.
Hao admitted that the management [...]

Published by admin on August 6th, 2010 tagged China Law | 1 Comment »