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The Best Medicine for China’s Ailing Tendering System

The shift from government-fixed prices to free-market tendering

Airpocalypse Now: China’s war against air pollution

After Beijing’s infamous ‘airpocalypse’, Premier Li Keqiang declared war on air pollution. Official data show surprising progress in the past year. But to sustain this progress the Chinese Government must embrace more systemic and market-orientated approaches, says Calvin Quek, head of the Sustainable Finance Programme…

A question of faith: Trademark protection in China

When China joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and revised its Trademark Law in 2001

Celebrating 10 years of the EU-China IP Dialogue Mechanism

The last 10 years have seen significant developments in the legal framework related to intellectual property (IP) in China.

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Protection of Geographical Indications in China

Eliminating Unfair Competition: Guidelines on IP-related Anti-Monopoly Issues

This article lay out the legal framework governing some commonly encountered IP-related competition issues

IPR 4 ICT

While some IPR issues are common to all types of European companies doing business in China

Exhibit A: How to protect your IPR during exhibitions

For many foreign companies looking to enter the Chinese market, attending exhibitions and trade shows here is often their first step.

Put up your dukes: European Companies as Defendants in IP Cases

There has been a recent rise in the number of IP infringement cases filed by domestic plaintiffs against foreign defendants.