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Donald Trump, Michael Jordan and IP in China

In preparation for its recent article ‘Lessons from Donald Trump and Michael Jordan on Trademarking in China’ focusing on current status and strategies of trademark protection in China for foreign-invested companies, South China Morning Post (“SCMP”) interviewed several well-known experts in this field including Charles Feng, partner of East & Concord Partners, and Liao Fei, […]

China – clarifying the Supreme Court’s interpretation of company law

The Supreme People’s Court’s new rulings, now in effect, deal with issues such as profit distribution, the pre-emptive right and shareholders’ right to know. The Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Issues Concerning the Application of the Company Law of the PRC (referred to here as ‘the Interpretation’) came into force on September 1, 2017. Our review of […]

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Why the New Balance IP case in China was unusual

Charles Feng was Interviewed by The New York Times regarding the New Balance case In New Balance v Shenzhen Xinpingheng et al, in which New Balance brought unfair competition claim against Shenzhen Xinpingheng and four other defendants, the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court ordered that the five defendants pay penalty of $250,000 for violating a preliminary […]