China Trademark theft

Trademark Squatting: A Dying “Trade”?

I attended an excellent IPWatchdog webinar this past week on trademark squatting, presented by Ai-Leen Lim of AWA Asia. You should watch the whole thing, but here are some thoughts and takeaways. Trademark squatting is one of the biggest problems when it comes to intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in China. Basically, squatting occurs when

Urban Real Estate Development for Overseas Investors – Webinar Replay

For anyone who was not able to join our webinar, Urban Real Estate Development for Overseas Investors, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full presentation for your viewing pleasure. You can download the transcript HERE. Don’t forget to register for the next webinar in this series:   Retail and Multi-Family Real Estate Development

Episode 66 – Chris Campbell (Tales of the Tribunal Podcast)

Global Law and Business Podcast – Chris Campbell (Tales of the Tribunal Podcast)

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

China copyright registration lawyers

Proving What a China Copyright Registration Covers

Yesterday, in China Copyright Law: It Pays to Register, I talked about how copyrights are an essential part of any IP protection plan. But when you’re trying to enforce your rights, how do you prove what you have registered? A copyright registration certificate merely identifies a creative work by its name and the type of work.

China lawyers

China Trademarks: What’s Your Chinese Company Name?

When preparing a client’s China trademark application, one of the questions I must ask is if the company has a Chinese name. Most of the time the company does not have a Chinese name. At that time I will indicate that a Chinese name must be chosen, and that we can help them come up

International IP lawyer

Must I Register My Company Name as a Trademark in China?

No two China trademark strategies are the same, but one thing is pretty much a constant: You should register the company’s original English name. Before we go on, a clarification: I use “English name” as shorthand, but these names are often in other languages, or simply be a random collection of Latin letters. Names in

Global Law and Business Podcast – Natalie O’Regan (Cannabis in Ireland)

Global Law and Business Podcast – Natalie O’Regan (Cannabis in Ireland)

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