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China’s IP regulator has boosted efforts to provide a more immediate solution to malicious trademark application while more...
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...
Allianz, a German insurance company, received the approval from CBIRC to set up a wholly foreign-owned holding company. While...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally...
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives. While some have characterized BRI...
The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in...
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...
Senior Chinese leaders have repeatedly insisted China is improving market access and the investment environment, improving the...
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for...
US companies are looking at potential opportunities in China’s island province of Hainan—a historically tourism-driven economy...
As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is...
Government ministries have recently announced a series of regulations on blockchain technology, which allows for the creation...
Despite its widespread use in China, multinational companies struggle to integrate the popular Chinese messaging service WeChat...
China has implemented new rules setting requirements on the storage, use, and flow of scientific data. Although intended to...
China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
Although the denial order recently brought by the U.S. Department of Commerce against Chinese smartphone and telecommunications...
The US and China over the weekend put tariffs on hold, but an agreement on broader trade tensions has not been reached and...
As China pushes for technological advances and autonomous vehicles (AVs), new government regulations released in April could...
Eighty-nine percent of US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies view rising costs as a top concern in the China...
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently announced its 2018 priorities for pricing investigations...
Chinese regulations on tendering and bidding practices published by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in July are a promising sign...
Intellectual property (IP) theft and forced technology transfer are serious issues that need to be addressed in China, said...

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