China Market Intelligence

January 16th, 2019
By Chynna Hawes

Draft amendments make some progress in strengthening China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) system, including by increasing penalties, extending patent term for designs, and adding patent term restoration for innovative pharmaceuticals.

February 18th, 2015
Ryan Ong

Enforcement actions are not enough for companies to protect their intellectual property (IP) in China, according to a new best practices sheet released by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) late last month.

January 7th, 2015
Stephanie Henry

From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese officials have continually made bold statements about reform intentions.

July 9th, 2014
Ryan Ong

Newly released draft regulations from the State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) could limit the abilities of foreign companies to exercise intellectual property rights (IPR) in China as they do in other markets.

April 2nd, 2014

US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie highlighted the need for China to reduce foreign ownership restrictions in meetings with senior officials in Beijing and Shanghai last week.

March 19th, 2014
Ryan Ong

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative licensing issues in China in a yearly submission to US government trade talk representatives this week.

March 10th, 2014
Ryan Ong

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has called on US government agencies to address China’s High- and New-Technology Enterprise (HNTE) tax accreditation program with their Chinese counterparts, pushing for revisions that would not discriminate against foreign companies.

December 11th, 2013
Stephanie Henry

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese government agencies, ensuring USCBC member issues were prioritized on the US government agenda for bilateral engagement, providing timely analysis of market and regulatory developments in China, and hosting informative events on a wide range of operational, political, and tra

October 16th, 2013
By USCBC Staff

Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China, according to the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2013 China Business Environment Survey.

October 16th, 2013
By Ryan Ong

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently finalized and submitted to Chinese government agencies a set of new recommendations focused specifically on improving trade secrets protection in China.