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We regularly publish articles on major legal developments in China and the Asia Pacific region. 

The following articles are a snapshot of what we have published over the last few months, and are available for immediate download.  

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 2015 - 17

China Looks at Export of Data Issues - Invites Comments

MMLC's June 2017 China Update

MMLC's Matt Murphy Speaks at the China Fresh Produce Forum 2017

China's Privacy and Data Protection Laws as at 6 June 2017

MMLC's May 2017 China Update

MMLC's April 2017 China Update

Draft Amendments to China's Unfair Competition Law Issued

MMLC's March 2017 China Update

MMLC's February 2017 China Update

MMLC Insight: Oral Hearings for China Trademark Matters On the Cards

MMLC Insight - Amendments to the China Trademark Examination and Trial Standards

MMLC's January 2017 China Update

The Protection of Fonts in China

China's Supreme Court Looks at Michael Jordan's Chinese Brand

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Alumni Wins China Award

China's New Foreigner's Work Permit Classification System

Getting the Deal Through 2017 - Product Recall in China - MMLC's Ellen Wang an Yu Du

MMLC's December 2016 China Update

MMLC's Matt Murphy Wins China Award - November 2016

MMLC's Matt Murphy and Yu Du Look at China's Transfer Pricing Regulations

MMLC's November 2016 China Update

China's CTO Allows SIPO Mark Application by a Squatter

MMLC's October 2016 China Update

China's New Foreign Investment Procedures

MMLC's September 2016 China Update

MMLC's August 2016 China Update

MMLC's July 2016 China Update

The Land Rover Copycat Case Takes a Turn - Financial Times quoting MMLC's Matthew Murphy

MMLC Insight: Jaguar Land Rover Launches a Copyright Infringement Action in China

MMLC's June 2016 China Update

China's Supreme Court Issues New Provisions on Court Appointed Experts for IP Cases

May 2016 China Update

MMLC Looks at China's Employment Law

MMLC Looks at Merger Controls Under Chinese Law

MMLC Looks at Developments in OEM Trademark Issues in China

China May Combine Competition Law Regulators

China Issues Draft Auto Sector Anti-Trust Guidelines

The Right to Publicity in China

MMLC's April 2016 China Update

A Commentary on the Draft New Law Against Unfair Competition - 11 March 2016

China Issues Draft Guidelines of Cartel Leniency - March 2016

China Contractual Disputes - Resolution Options - 10 March 2016

March 2016 - China Issues Draft New Law Against Unfair Competition for Comment

MMLC's March 2016 China Update

MMLC's February 2016 China Update

MMLC's January 2016 China Update

MMLC's December 2015 China Update

MMLC Insight: Protection of IP Licensees in China

Managing Intellectual Property - MMLC looks at compulsory licensing of IP in China

MMLC's November 2015 China Update

MMLC Insight: China Transfer Pricing October 2015

AIPLA IP & Antitrust Update October 2015

China's New Advertising Law

China's New Food Safety Law

MMLC's October 2015 China Update

Online Payment Systems Regulations in China

China Competition Law Issues for Intellectual Property Licensing

MMLC's September 2015 China Update

MMLC's August 2015 China Update

China's National Security Regulations

Latest China Trademark Cases

The Protection of Industrial Designs in China, Hong Kong and Australia

Grace Periods for Filing Patent Applications in China

MMLC's July 2015 China Update

Use of the R in a Circle Trademark Registration Symbol in China

Developments in China Environment Law

China's NDRC to Issue Price-Focused Competition Rules Involving IP Transactions

Draft Amendments to China's Copyright Law

Draft Amendments to China's Patent Law

MMLC's June 2015 China Update

Elimination of Tax-related Administrative Approvals in China

MMLC's May 2015 China Update

Intellectual Property Licensing in China

Copyright in Network Reproduction in China

China Releases New Anti-Trust/Competition Law Rules for Intellectual Property Transactions

MMLC's April 2015 China Update

Employee Inventor Remuneration Developments in China

China's Supreme Court Issues Draft Interpretation on IP and Competition Pretrial Measures

MMLC's March 2015 China Update

Issues in Competition Law and Franchise Agreements in Australia

The Protection of Brands in the Modern World

China's Data Privacy Legislation

MMLC's February 2015 China Update

New China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Arbitration Rules Issued

Issues concerning Remedies for Preemptive Trademark Registration in China

China's MIIT Issues New Draft Intellectual Property Template

China's New Environment Law

China's New Dedicated IP Courts System

China - Live Animal Import and Export Regulations

Developments in Chinese Antitrust/Competition Law

China's Patent Law and the Pharmaceutical Industry

MMLC's January 2015 China Update


Chinese Trademark Office Issues Announcement on Multi-Class Trademark Applications

China Improves Enterprise Information Access

China Trademark Law - Non-use Cancellation Actions

China's SAIC Looks at Abuses of IP Rights to Eliminate or Restrict Competition

A Digest of National Development and Reform Commission Antitrust Cases To Date

New Chinese Provisions on Well-Known Trademarks Become Effective

Antitrust Investigations in China

China Taxation - New VAT Rate For Biological Products

SAFE Issues New Regulations on Cross-Border Security

China's MOFCOM Rejects Maersk's P3 Alliance

China's Plant Variety Rights Legislation

China's New Company Incorporation Rules