Chinese Courts Can Trip Up US Cos. Looking To Protect IP

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 10:00 PM ET) -- China is becoming an increasingly important venue for intellectual property litigation, but its court system can present significant hurdles for foreign companies involved in cases there, experts said at a panel discussion Wednesday.

At a conference on IP enforcement in China at Fordham Law School in New York, Judge Zhu Li of the Supreme People’s Court of China's IP tribunal said that the number of IP-related lawsuits in China has significantly increased since the country joined the World Trade Organization in 2001.

That year, there were...
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