China Targets Intellectual Property in the United States

May 27, 2015 By: Christopher Burgess

In May 2015, there have been two arrests and multiple individuals indicted, accused of economic espionage and theft of intellectual property on behalf of entities in China.

Google, Guardian of Political Dissent?

Jul 12, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Through user notification systems, Google is fighting efforts by governments to censor online content and crack down on dissidents.

Hot Docs: Alleged Chinese counterfeiter can’t be sued in U.S., says court

Jun 7, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A ruling last week from the District Court of Minnesota finding no personal jurisdiction over a Chinese company alleged to have sold counterfeit coffeemakers underscores the need for a revamp of our laws.

Obama’s executive order targets Iran, Syria, and firms who help them

Apr 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

President Obama just issued an executive order that targets the use of information technology by Iran and Syria – and the IT firms that help them – to commit human rights abuses.

The Perilous World of Online Content

Dec 22, 2011 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Joe Gordon’s arrest in Thailand is a reminder that today’s communications and information technologies make it possible for anyone to be liable for publishing crimes in other countries.

Webinar – Keeping Your Life Science Company in Compliance in China

Dec 16, 2011 By: Victoria Daudelin

Updating and Upgrading Your Regulatory and Anti-Corruption Compliance In today’s aggressive compliance environment, it is crucial for life sciences companies to stay

Hot Docs: Cisco responsible for the “Great Firewall of China”

May 26, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Cisco is being sued by Falun Gong practitioners for developing, creating, and maintaining China’s Golden Shield, China’s Big Brother computer system.

Finding Asian Patents

Oct 26, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

A lot of times we receive calls from customers who are having difficulty pulling up foreign (particularly Asian) patents, even when they have a correct patent number. This is often a result of the fact that Asian countries sometimes use a format that is not shared by western countries.