• 2018/9/7 20:21:01
    2018/9/7 20:21:01

    Charles Feng Invited to Attend the "China Automobile Industry Intellectual Property Development Forum" and Keynote Speech

    On December 27, 2016, the 2016 China Auto Industry Intellectual Property Development Forum, jointly hosted by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China (China-SAE) and the Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd. (CAERI), was held successfully in Beijing. More than 200 attendees, including senior officials such as Limin Chang, Division Chief of China Ministry of Industry & Information Technology, Junjian Hu, Division Chief of State Intellectual Property Office, and Lijin Zhao, Mini

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  • 2018/9/7 20:14:37
    2018/9/7 20:14:37

    Charles Feng's Speech on the 2018 China Intellectual Property Forum

    The 2018 China Intellectual Property Forum was held at the National Convention Center from June 2nd to June 3rd. The forum was co-hosted by China Intellectual Property Forum Committee and Beijing Intellectual Property Research Institute, with support from organizations and representative enterprises such as AIPPI International. The forum focused on the topic “Theory, Legislation and Optimal Implementation of Intellectual Property in the New Era”. Experts attending the forum include Junli Xia, c

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  • 2018/9/7 20:08:55
    2018/9/7 20:08:55

    Charles Feng Interviewed by The New York Times regarding New Balance case

    On April 24, 2017, in New Balance v. Shenzhen Xinpingheng(新平衡), et al., in which New Balance brought unfair competition claim against Shenzhen Xinpingheng and four other defendants, the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court ordered that the five defendants pay penalty of RMB1.7 Million (US250,000) for violating a preliminary injunction which prohibiting them from selling the infringing shoes. Not only is New Balance the first case in which this Court ordered a preliminary injunction for unique pack

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  • 2018/9/7 20:06:11
    2018/9/7 20:06:11

    Charles Feng Interviewed by South China Morning Post regarding Intellectual Property Protection for Foreign-invested Companies in China

    In August 2017, US President Donald Trump executed an administrative order to initiate an investigation against China in accordance with Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, on the basis that “China has stolen plenty of intellectual properties from American companies as well as forced American companies which plan to enter Chinese market to build unfair joint venture relationship with Chinese companies”. Thereafter, on September 8, 2017, twelve Chinese government authorities related to intellec

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  • 2018/9/7 19:59:17
    2018/9/7 19:59:17

    Charles Feng Interviewed by Asia IP on the Law Enforcement and Protection of Trade Secrets

    As the 13th National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference came to a successful conclusion, intellectual property protection has received considerable support at the political level. However, as for foreign-funded enterprises who have newly entered China, they are still faced with severe challenges in pre-emptive registration of trademarks, imitation of product appearance design and other aspects. Recently, the well-known intellectual property magazine Asia

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  • 2018/9/7 19:48:17
    2018/9/7 19:48:17

    Charles Feng Appointed Supreme Law Expert Case Advisory Committee (Beijing) Expert Advisory Committee Expert

    On August 7, 2017, a semi-annual conference of Consulting Experts Committee of the IP Guiding Case Research Center (Beijing) of Supreme People’s Court, which was organized by the Experts Autonomous Management Committee, was held at Beijing Intellectual Property Court. The IP Guiding Case Research Center, approved by the Supreme People’s Court and located at the Beijing IP Court, is run by influential scholars and lawyers in IP protection who are responsible for selecting, editing and compiling g

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  • 2018/9/3 17:15:44
    2018/9/3 17:15:44

    Writing Publications Honored in the 4th Hangzhou Lawyers Forum

    On August 11, 2018, at “The 4th Hangzhou Lawyers Forum” held by Hangzhou Lawyers Association, the papers written by lawyers Xizhu Shen, Junwei Wu, Fang Huang and Dong Dong at East & Concord Partners Hangzhou Office won the First Prize, the Third Prize, the Third Prize and the Outstanding Award respectively.

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  • 2018/9/3 14:57:49
    2018/9/3 14:57:49

    An Honor to Serve the Operation Office of the People's Bank of China

    Recently, after public bidding, East & Concord Partners which stood out from dozens of other law firms with its excellent performance and zero complaint was appointed by the People’s Bank of China (hereinafter “PBOC”) Operation Office as a designated law firm to provide legal services.

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  • 2018/8/28 0:00:00
    2018/8/28 0:00:00

    How to Prevent IP Risks for Enterprises' Strategic IP Construction

    On August 16, Bing Guan, partner at East & Concord Partners gave a lecture titled “Prevention and Countermeasures of Risks of Enterprise Intellectual Property”. Legal personnel and executives from well known companies attended the lecture.

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  • 2018/8/23 18:18:20
    2018/8/23 18:18:20

    Invited to Attend the Tour Presentation on Enterprise Listing

    In May 2018, the tour presentation on enterprise listing organized by Hebei Finance Office was successfully held in 11 cities of Hebei Province. Prominent securities traders at home and abroad, and experts from foreign institutions in Hebei Province, law firms and accounting firms were specially invited to offer trainings and interpretations on the financing knowledge and operation procedures of enterprises’ listing, the overseas capital market, the legal issues of enterprises’ listing and the c

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  • 2018/8/23 18:17:21
    2018/8/23 18:17:21

    Different Teams, One Dream

    During October 19-22, 2017, people from East & Concord’s Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Hangzhou offices and the Criminal Litigation Department, Finance Department, and Marketing Department of the Beijing Head Office came together for a team building event. On October 19, Director Li Dajin and Mr. Chen Feng of the Management Committee also came to Hangzhou to give instructions and support the warmup activities of the event.

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  • 2018/8/14 17:25:26
    2018/8/14 17:25:26

    Jiapin Xia Appointed as Specially Invited Supervisor

    Hangzhou Market and Quality Supervision Commission issued the Notice on the Appointment of the Second Round of Specially Invited Supervisors of Administrative Law Enforcement by Hang Market and Quality Supervision Commission on July 24, 2018. Jiapin Xia, partner at East & Concord Partners Hangzhou Office was appointed as a specially invited supervisor of administrative law enforcement with a term of three years.

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  • 2018/7/27 10:11:51
    2018/7/27 10:11:51

    How Enterprises Deal with Anti-monopoly Compliance under New Situation

    2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the implementation of the Anti-monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China. The integration of law enforcement authorities is of significant importance and has surely exerted profound impact on the anti-monopoly law in China. On this subject, Partner Dongping Liu of East & Concord Partners gave a lecture titled “The Anti-monopoly Compliance of Enterprises under New Situation” for nearly 50 legal personnel and executives from various well known companies.

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  • 2018/7/20 0:00:00
    2018/7/20 0:00:00

    Training Held for New Prosecutors in Zhejiang Province

    From July 9 to July 20, 2018, the 12-day training for new prosecutors in Zhejiang province was successfully held at the Zhejiang Branch of the National Procurators College. Nearly 90 new prosecutors from all over Zhejiang Province attended the training. Kun Wang from East & Concord Partners (Hangzhou Office) was invited to deliver a lecture for the training.

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  • 2018/7/18 0:00:00
    2018/7/18 0:00:00

    Partner Elected as Member of the 12th Hangzhou Youth Federation Committee

    On July 16 and 17, 2018, the First Plenary Session of the Twelfth Committee of Hangzhou Youth Federation was convened in Hangzhou. Upon recommendation and approval, Partner Jiapin Xia from East & Concord Partners (Hangzhou Office) was elected as a new member of the Federation.

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