By Wang Rui, Qiu Shaolin, and Duncan Hwang, King & Wood’s IP Practice

With the rapid growth of China’s online video gaming market, China has become a particularly appealing target market for both Chinese and foreign online game developers, particularly those developing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG). In 2009, 35 imported online games obtained approval for release in China, and imported games have accounted for 38.8% of China’s CNY 25.8 billion online gaming industry.Continue Reading Issues Foreign Video Game Developers Face in Introducing Online Games to the Chinese Market