China’s Strict Rules on Advertisement: Foreign Companies Be Prepared

By Maarten Roos, Founder & Managing Director of R&P China Lawyers R&P supports international retailers and brands on regulatory matters for sales of food and non-food products in the Chinese market. Our team focuses on compliance in licensing, regulatory...

Important Revisions to China’s Trademark and Unfair Competition Laws

By Julia van Heusden At the 13thNational People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on 23 April 2019, the president Xi Jinping signed and effectuated revisions to both the PRC Trademark Law (“TML”) and the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law (“AUCL”). The changes...

The Intellectual Property implications of the new E-Commerce Law (2019)

On 1 January 2019, China enacted the PRC E-Commerce Law which is of interest to foreign brand owners who maintain an online storefront in China. This is the first comprehensive piece of legislation governing e-commerce within China, and brings significant changes....

Cross-Border E-Commerce Regulations

Cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) has been used to supply Chinese consumers for many years. Yet it has been fairly unregulated in many aspects. On the first January 2019, the Chinese government issued, updated and imposed new rules on cross-border trade: The Cross-border...

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“Founding and managing partner Maarten Roos is vastly experienced in advising European and American companies on their China-bound investment and corporate activities. Roos’ practice includes disputes. Robin Tabbers is best known for his M&A, corporate and commercial practice. Like Roos, Tabbers also assist clients with disputes, particularly those involving labour and employment.””