China Employment Contracts and Double Wage Claims

China Employment Contracts and Double Wage Claims

China Employment Contracts and Double Wage Claims. If your China employee works for more than a month without a written contract, she will be entitled to a double monthly wage penalty. And if your China employee works for a year or more without a contract, she will become an open-term employee, which essentially means you must employee her until her mandatory retirement age.

Episode 81 – David Sargsyan (Armenia)

Global Law and Business Podcast – David Sargsyan (Armenia)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know that our friends and clients do, as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look at the world

Bad Manufacturing Contracts Lead to Bad Products

Bad Contracts Lead to Bad Products

Bad manufacturing contracts lead to bad products. Nearly all companies that have product problems would have avoided those problems had they used a good contract or done their due diligence on their product supplier before paying. In this post, we explain how best to avoid these common mistakes.

Do NOT Teach English in China and Why EVERYONE Should Read This: Part 2

Do not teach English in China because it is difficult to do so legally and because you will likely be treated badly if you do. If you are thinking about taking a job teaching English in China, my strong advice is DON’T DO IT. Look for such a job in Vietnam or Thailand or Japan or Spain or Mexico or Colombia or Brazil or the Czech Republic or really just about anywhere else in the world. I say this because teaching English in China has become that corrupt, that horrible, that exploitive, and that risky.

How to Sue a Chinese company in a court or via arbitration

How to Sue a Chinese Company: The Long Version

How to Sue a Chinese Company. Choosing between litigating or arbitrating in your home country or litigating or arbitrating in China. This article arms you with the information you need to decide whether and how to sue a Chinese Company and it will help you with your litigation and arbitration strategies if you sue in a Chinese or a foreign court or if you pursue arbitration in China or outside China.

China trademark registration

China Color Trademarks: The 101

China's trademark office permits for the trademark registration of colors. However, though you can register a China trademark for a color combination, single color trademarks are not allowed. It is also required for China trademark registration that your color combination be distinctive. It is also important that you remember that China is a "fist to file" trademark country so if you want to register your color combination as a China trademark you must be sure to seek that registration first, before anyone else does.

Template International Manufacturing Agreements from International Manufacturing Lawyers

Template International Manufacturing Agreements

Everybody these days seems to want Template International Manufacturing Agreements. But because international manufacturing agreements must be particularized for each country, each product, and each product buyer's specific situation,  template international manufacturing agreements rarely work at all.