By Jiang Junlu and Wang Zhaogang King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory Group

Cjiang_junluhina once again enters NPC and CPPCC sessions (Two Sessions) time in March.

During “Two Sessions” last year, Jiang Weidong and other 29 deputies, with Liu Li and other 30 deputies proposed two bills suggesting the Employment Contract

By Harry Du and Thomas McGinn King & Wood Mallesons’ M&A Group

At the end of October 2013, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) finalized the third draft of amendments to China’s Environmental Protection Law (《环境保护法修正案(草案)》).

In light of the extensive debate so far, many speculate that the Law will undergo a fourth draft before the New Environmental Protection Law enters into force[1]. Such changes would constitute the first amendment to the Law since it came into force in 1989.
Continue Reading Who Can Initiate Class-action Lawsuits under the Draft Environmental Protection Law?

By King & Wood’s Trademark  Practice

The Tort Law of People’s Republic of China was adopted on December 26, 2009, under which the IP rights, including copyrights, patent rights, and exclusive rights to use trademarks, are protected as individual rights and interests. Wang Shengming, vice-chairman of the Legislative Affairs Commission under NPC, commented, "Tort Law provides supplementary reference to the protection of IP rights."Continue Reading Tort Law Provides Supplementary Protection to IP Rights