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Insider’s look at legal services in China: Introduction to the series (Part 1)

When it comes to China business law, three questions are commonly asked by international business people:

How do I protect my Intellectual Property?
What should be in the contract?
How much do lawyers charge?

This series of 17 short posts is designed to help answer those questions and more.

 

Types of Lawyers in China/Fee Structures/

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Problems with SD card delivery. Scam or legitimate excuse?

Recently I have a bad experience with a supplier. I paid for the goods (micro SD, SD card) but in the end encounter they got my shipment mix up and I received wrong goods. I do not know if this is a true case for wrong shipment or

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Free tools for due diligence (China’s courts compile first ever blacklist)

When selecting a supplier or business partner in China, it’s a wise move to do some due diligence and determine if they have been involved in any lawsuits.   The last thing you want to do is end up sending money to a company or person that has a history of

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Why Register a Trademark in China?

Chibridge recently posted what the buyer will receive if they register his or her trademark in China.  Also if you didn’t already know, China is a first to register IP system, this is one reason it’s best to always register your trademark before embarking on any sourcing endeavor.  Chibridge addresses

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Top 4 questions asked of the CSIC in 2013

As the year comes to an end, I thought it a good time to share with our readers the 4 most commonly asked questions from the 2013 CSIC mail bag. 

How do I confirm the seller is legitimate?

How do I avoid scams?

I think I

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Hong Kong’s Virtual Scammers

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Chibridge’s blog team recently published a blog about sending money to Hong Kong accounts.  Many buyers seem to be getting scammed by sending money to an account in HK but the goods are being produced in China.  This right here, Chibridge tells us is a red flag.  Many people automatically

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Best of Fall at Global Sources [GS]

October saw lots of buyers at the Global Sources [GS] trade fair in Hong Kong and the rest of the season GS brought us up to date sourcing news and trends.  We’ve compiled the best of Fall from GS.

What China makes: 10 things the country is big on [Infographic]

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