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Our deep knowledge of China’s legal system, culture, and business climate make our China practice one of the most sophisticated in the US.

Our lawyers have earned international acclaim for providing cutting-edge legal solutions to US- and foreign-based companies doing business in or with China. Our vast experience handling China-specific entity formation, contracts, intellectual property matters, and dispute resolution gives our clients the security of knowing they have a truly seasoned legal team behind them.

Our smarter billing strategy also sets us apart: we offer our most popular services on a flat fee basis to avoid surprise costs and unnecessary expenditures.

Between our acclaimed legal team, our on-the-ground connections, and our budget-conscious approach, it’s clear why companies around the world choose Harris Bricken to help them optimize their China operations.

Harris Bricken operates in China through a consulting company in Beijing.

The China Law Blog

Our China team leaders, Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson, are leading authorities on China’s legal system and business environment. In addition to making frequent media appearances to speak on Chinese legal issues, they co-author the China Law Blog, which is consistently ranked as one of the top English-language legal blogs in the world.

The ABA (American Bar Association) Journal named the China Law Blog as one of the 20 best legal blogs of all time, and for four years in a row the Journal’s readers voted it the best in its category. The China Law Blog offers readers a wealth of information about the types of clients we serve and the legal challenges we help them solve every day.

Our China Law services include:

  • Company Formation
    • Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WFOE)
    • Joint Venture (JV)
    • Representative Office
  • Bilingual Contracts
    • Original Equipment Manufacturer Agreements (OEM)
    • Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
    • Non Disclosure, Non Circumvention, Non Competition Agreements  (NNN)
    • Licensing Agreements
    • Employment Contracts
    • Employer Manuals
    • Outsourcing Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Protection
    • Trademarks
    • Copyrights
    • Licensing
    • Counterfeiting investigations and litigation
    • Customs enforcement
    • IP litigation
    • Trade Secrets
    • Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
  • Due Diligence
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Entertainment and Media Law

Our China Track Record.

Representative Work

  • Form Wholly Foreign Owned Entities (WFOE), Representative Offices and Joint Ventures (JV).
  • Represent foreign companies in purchasing Chinese companies.
  • Register China trademarks.
  • Represent seafood company in massive fraud litigation.
  • Assist businessperson in appealing his criminal conviction.
  • Secure lower import taxes.
  • Seize debtor assets in Qingdao and Dalian.
  • Assist Fortune 500 company with multiple issues involving Chinese transportation law.
  • Represent companies in protecting their intellectual property rights (IPR) in China.
  • Help companies comply with China’s new labor contract law.

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