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Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
China expedited approval of a new Foreign Investment Law. VAT taxes will be reduced in manufacturing, construction, and...
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
Further information on the Ministry of Public Security’s 2018 Personal Information Standard may provide clarity for companies...
Draft amendments make some progress in strengthening China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) system, including by...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
Various efforts are underway to preserve the WTO by reforming it, but none yet have backing from both China and the United...
USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
Given the size and complexity of the Chinese ecommerce market, foreign companies often struggle to root out operations selling...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
China has implemented new rules setting requirements on the storage, use, and flow of scientific data. Although intended to...
In recent months regulators have announced that China will introduce punitive damages and more stringent penalties for certain...
With the United States’ Section 301 investigation into Chinese technology transfer and recent ban cutting Chinese...
As the deadline for comments approaches on the United States’ proposed list of tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports...
China’s legislature concluded its session Tuesday with speeches by President Xi Jinping, recently confirmed into his second...
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in...
The second draft of China’s Ecommerce Law takes a step forward in addressing some of the concerns the US-China Business Council...
Intellectual property (IP) theft and forced technology transfer are serious issues that need to be addressed in China, said...
Copyright-related intellectual property (IP) disputes in China have increased as a result of the growth of online streaming...
Ministries Tasked with Liberalizations, IP Protection, and Preferential Tax Policies Following modest revisions to the...
President Donald Trump issued a presidential memorandum Monday directing US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider...
Newly released ministerial plans set national intellectual property (IP) priorities to further the central government’s top-...
China has set ambitious goals for the development and use of autonomous vehicles (AVs), but related policies could limit...
China’s new Cybersecurity Law goes into effect today, June 1, but with many implementation details undecided and companies...
China released a second draft revision of its Standardization Law on May 19 that links standards to national security, which...
China’s intellectual property (IP) protection and enforcement remains inadequate and foreign company market access barriers too...
China’s new draft ecommerce law, the first comprehensive policy governing the $630 billion online retail market, presents...

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