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Posted in intellectual property, Policy & Regulation, Technology Eugene LowAndrew McGintyStefaan MeuwissenAndrew CobdenYu-an Chang

China breaks new ground with Foreign Investment Law-related IP reform

In a recent move involving both the Chinese legislature (the National People’s Congress) and the executive branch (the State Council), China has overhauled two of its most important pieces of legislation governing inbound IP-related investments.

The first major change was the adoption of the new Foreign Investment Law (“FIL”) on 15 March 2019 (full text in Chinese here, English … Continue Reading

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Winnik Forum highlights U.S.—E.U. Free Trade Negotiations

At the annual Winnik Forum, panelists converged on the Hogan Lovells’ Washington D.C. office to discuss the US/EU negotiations for a comprehensive trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).  Jonathan Stoel, Partner in Hogan Lovells’s Washington D.C. office, noted that any such agreement would be unprecedented in size and scope.  If successful, TTIP would cover nearly one-third Continue Reading