Jurisdiction: China

The interface of antitrust and IP in China

November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Read the great post over at China Law Insight on the role of the antitrust regulator in IP licencing here. Susan Ng and Kate Peng discuss the Guidelines on Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement in the Field...

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ACCC and China get cosy

November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

It seems KWM are not the only ones looking to expand their horizons in China! In September, the ACCC announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the State Administrator for Industry...

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After several years of debate, Hong Kong’s new Competition Ordinance was published in the official gazette in June this year.  The obligations contained in the Ordinance are outlined in terms that will be familiar to...

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Bemused as we were to read this list of 16 items you can only buy at Chinese Wal-mart stores, of greater interest is MOFCOM’s recent decision to clear Wal-Mart’s acquisition of a controlling stake in...

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On May 8 2012, China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued its first judicial interpretation of private anti-monopoly litigation. The new framework, including the key changes outlined below, will come into effect 1 June 2012. Standing:...

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On May 8 2012, China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued its guidance on private anti-monopoly litigation.  The new framework, including the following key changes, will come into effect 1 June 2012: Standing: Plaintiffs can bring...

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On 19 May 2012, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced its conditional approval of the acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings by Google. China was the final jurisdiction to clear this transaction, thus removing the last...

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