By King & Wood’s Trademark Practice Foreign companies often have concerns regarding whether the litigation process in an overseas venue will be efficiently handled by the relevant courts. In China, given the large increase in IP-related lawsuits in recent years, this is a reasonable concern. In 2009, P.R.C. courts had concluded 6,262 cases with a… Continue Reading
By Richard Wigley of King & Wood’s Intellectual Property Group Background on the Campaign High rates of intellectual property rights (“IPRs”) infringement in China have in recent years been of increasing concern to foreign and domestic rights holders alike. Though, as China is a developing country, such high rates of infringement are, arguably, to some… Continue Reading
By Ariel Ye and James Rowland, King & Wood’s Cross Border Litigation & Arbitration Group Many foreign business operators report that they are concerned about the risks associated with entertaining their business partners in China, even when providing meals or offering to pay for travel and accommodation costs of a low value.
Brief introduction of the currently effective international conventions regarding protection of the looted cultural properties, and the limitation of these conventions as well as the legal hardships for China to retrieve looted cultural properties from abroad.