Matthew Dresden, Anwalt

Matthew Dresden

Matthew konzentriert sich in seiner Arbeit auf internationales und chinesisches Recht mit besonderem Fokus auf Technologie- und Medienrecht und die Arbeit mit chinesischen Transaktionen und gewerblichem Eigentum. Er vertritt ein breites Spektrum an Mandanten, von Start-Ups bis zu NYSE-Börsenunternehmen. Seine bisherige Arbeit umfasste Rechtssachen für Filmstudios, Kabelfernsehsender, Film- und Fernsehproduktionsfirmen, Entwickler von Videospielen, Magazine, Restaurants, Weingute, internationale Designfirmen, Produkthersteller, Outsourcing-Firmen und Computerhardware und –softwarefirmen.

Vor seinem Jurastudium hat Matthew acht Jahre lang in Hollywood als freischaffender Filmemacher und Produktionsvorstand für Roger Cormans Concorde – New Horizons Pictures gearbeitet. Davor hat er drei Jahre lang Informatik an der Stanford University studiert. Er hat außerdem als Journalist, Transportplaner, Restaurantkritiker und Website-Entwickler gearbeitet.

Matthew ist in der San Francisco Bay Area geboren und aufgewachsen. In seiner Freizeit sieht er gerne Filme, wandert, kocht scharfes Essen und verbringt Zeit mit seiner Frau und seiner Tochter.

Mehr über Matthew

A Primer on Advising Directors and Officers on Corporate Governance,“ National Business Institute CLE, Seattle, WA, April 27, 2017.

Lack of Local Content May Leave Door Open for More Hollywood Fare in China,“ Variety, January 30, 2019

Apple vs Qualcomm: How can one US company block another in China?“ CNBC, December 11, 2018

Why China’s sales ban of Apple iPhones isn’t as bad as it sounds,“ Yahoo Finance, December 10, 2018.

Samsung’s Supreme Collaboration in China is with a ‚Counterfeit Organization,‘ Supreme Says,“ Quartzy, December 10, 2018.

Cybersquatters have taken advantage of BigLaw mergers to beat those firms to the trademark registry in China,“ ABA Journal, November 2018

Huayi Bros.‘ Dennis Wang Makes Reassurances, Promises Stock Purchases,“ Variety, June 18, 2018.

Western companies are getting creative with their Chinese names,“ The Economist, December 7, 2017.

China’s Media, Entertainment Controls May Not Ease After National Party Congress,“ Variety, September 28, 2017.

China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks,“ Associated Press, June 14, 2017.

China lawyers play down suspicions over Trump trademarks,“ Financial Times, March 9, 2017.

China says it followed law in approving 38 Trump trademarks,“ Associated Press, March 9, 2017.

In China, Trump Wins a Trove of New Trademarks,“ The New York Times, March 8, 2017

The day of Trump toilets and condoms in China may have just ended. Here’s why that’s controversial,“ Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2017.

China grants Trump a trademark he’s been seeking for a decade,“ CNN, February 17, 2017.

Trump’s China trademark victory raises concern among ethics experts,“ Marketplace, February 16, 2017.

With Trump’s win in China, will Trump toilets get flushed?“ Associated Press, February 14, 2017.

Taobao back on US fake blacklist,“ China Daily, December 23, 2016.

Michael Jordan Wins Rights to His Chinese Name in Court,“ Bloomberg News, December 7, 2016.

Trump’s Trademark Case in China and Future US-China Trade Relations,“ Voice of America, December 6, 2016.

In China, Toilets Have Trump’s Name Without His Permission,“ The New York Times, November 15, 2016.

Apple Case Underscores Pitfalls of Doing Business in China,“ The New York Times, May 18, 2016.

Big Brands Like Michael Jordan Are Still Losing Trademark Battles in China; Here’s How to Win,“ Advertising Age, August 5, 2015.

Contributing blog writer on China Film, Business, and IP, China Law Blog.

Co-author, “Top Law Review Articles that Practitioners and Judges Should Know About,” National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 2007.

Co-author, “Some Do’s and Don’ts in the Practice of Bankruptcy,” University of Texas CLE, Third Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice, 2007.

Must a Bridge Be Beautiful Too?Access Magazine No. 28, 2006.

Julie Roque Fellowship for Environmental Justice

Hildebrand Fellowship, UCLA Canadian Studies Program

Singapura Scholar

KhattarWong Corporate Governance Prize

Chief Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Law Journal

Executive Committee, International Practice Section, Washington State Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Association

King County Bar Association

Don’t Be Like Mike: Register Trademarks in CHINESE,“ China Law Blog, August 9, 2015.

Not So Fast, Fashionistas: China Trademark Registration Is Still Required,“ China Law Blog, July 17, 2015.

Don’t Sleep on Your China Trademark,“ China Law Blog, May 4, 2015.

China Arbitration: Second Thoughts on Clarity,“ China Law Blog, February 18, 2015.

China Payment Terms: Some Tricks Of The Trade,“ China Law Blog, January 28, 2015.

China Trademarks: Like a Box of Chocolates,“ China Law Blog, August 25, 2014.

China Contracts and the Unknown Counterparty,“ China Law Blog, August 19, 2014.

China IP: The Video Game?China Law Blog, August 3, 2014.

China’s New Trademark Law And The Law Of Unintended Consequences,“ China Law Blog, June 2, 2014.

China Trademarks. Register Them In China Not Madrid,“ China Law Blog, April 14, 2014.

China Design Patents. Because They Work,“ China Law Blog, April 13, 2014.

Big Four in the Wasteland. No More Chinese Companies for You,“ China Law Blog, January 24, 2014.

Will the Real CIETAC Please Stand Up?,“ China Law Blog, May 21, 2013.

Register Your China Trademark Now. Then Register It Again With Customs,“ China Law Blog, April 9, 2013.

China Trademarks And Your Logo,“ China Law Blog, September 30, 2012.

Leasing Space In China For A Creative Industry WFOE – Renter Beware,“ China Law Blog, September 3, 2012.

Batman vs. Spider-Man vs. China Film Group,“ China Law Blog, July 22, 2012.

Going To School On How To Build A China Business Relationship,“ China Law Blog, November 18, 2011.

  • Stanford University (B.A., 1993)
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Affairs (M.A., 2006)
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., Law and the Global Economy, 2010)
  • National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (LL.M., International and Comparative Law, 2010)
  • Washington
  • California
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jeff Bohm, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Vanessa D. Gilmore, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Mandarin
  • Französisch