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Amendment to Chinese Trade Mark Law on bad faith trade mark applications with no intention to use

Complaints regarding the growth of bad faith trade mark applications in China have been raised for a while now.  The existing Trade Mark Law in China does not readily imply bad faith on trade mark applicants with no genuine intention … Continue reading

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USTR Issues Proposed Tariff List on Nearly $300 Billion of Chinese goods

Further to our prior blog post, on May 13, 2019, at the direction of President Trump, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) published a proposed tariff list covering approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese imports to be subject to … Continue reading

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State Dep’t Statistics on B Visa Refusals for Chinese Nationals

The rate of B (tourist and business visitor) visas refusals for Chinese nationals have been climbing since 2013 and stands at 17% as of 2018, according to the U.S. State Department. The State Department doesn’t comment on the reasons. I … Continue reading

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Surprise, You Own Chinese Bonds!

Imagine your financial adviser selling you a bond fund that you thought was invested in low risk index or municipal securities only to find out that much of your holdings are in high-risk Chinese or Puerto Rico bonds. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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Former Manager for International Airline Pleads Guilty to Acting as an Agent of the Chinese Government without Notifying the Attorney General

By Bruce Zagaris On April 17, 2019, Ying Lin pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York to serving as an agent for the People’s Republic of China without notifying the Attorney General, by working at the … Continue reading

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