The Greater China IP Updates – May 2022

Effective since March 1, 2022, the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) has implemented a new measure for transnational remote video interviews after amending the rules for the Program for Interviews for Patent Cases. This will reduce the need for traveling in light of the pandemic situation and will enhance the overall efficiency of the examination […]

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Deep & Far Newsletter 2022

Taiwan IP Updates  – March 2022 By Lyndon  Taiwan’s Hon Hai Secures Over 54,200 Invention Patents Globally Hon Hai Technology Group, also known internationally as Foxconn, announced on January 10 that it has secured over 54,200 invention patents across the world, with 62.5 percent of them granted in the United States and Japan.  Hon Hai, which […]

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Deep & Far Newsletter 2022 © Mar (2)

The Greater China IP Updates – March 2022 By Lyndon  Huawei Now 5th on U.S. Patents List Huawei Technologies is moving up the list of companies getting the most patents in the U.S.  In 2020, Huawei received 2,770 patents which put it in 5th place behind IBM, Samsung, Canon and TSMC. This compares with 2020 when Huawei was […]

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The Greater China IP Updates – April 2022

Taiwan Patent and Trademark Applications in 2021 Resident invention applications were the highest since 2014 at 19,547 cases mostly fueled by a rise in the number of applications by corporations.  However, utility model (14,543 cases) and design applications (3,534 cases) filed by residents went down by 12% and 10% respectively due to lower numbers from […]

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New Export Requirements for Private Protective Equipment (“PPE”) in China

On March 31st, 2020, China issued the “Notice Regarding Orderly Development of Medical Goods Exports applicable to the exports of Private Protective Equipment (“PPE”)”, effective April 1, 2020 (the “Notice”). The Notice is intended to insure the quality of PPE by requiring that Chinese manufacturers of PPE have proper certifications by the State Food and […]

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Sourcing Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) from China

Practical Tips for International Buyers The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is driving global demand for Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”). China is one of the world’s largest producers of PPE. Many governments and private sector distributors currently seek to establish reliable supply chains to source PPE in China in order to lessen the impact of this outbreak […]

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COVID 19 Information for Employers

Brought to you by: HealthnetworkFoundation Delivered by: Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MD Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine HealthnetworkFoundation Service Excellence Awardee Please note that this discussion is based on information that is known as of March 13, 2020. A Point of Clarification on Terminology:• COVID 19 is […]

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Nicholas V. Chen features in the IR Global & ACC collaboration Publication “A Jurisdictional Guide of how to Manage Risk in Multinationals”

QUESTION ONE – When representing a client with significant business activities in foreign jurisdictions, what are some key risk-related concerns that arise in a cross-border context and how can a parent company minimise such risk? There are 3 major types of China risk: (i) Jurisdictional Risk, (ii) Organisational Risk and (iii) Operational Risk. The latter […]

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IR Global Member Meeting – Dave Sheppard visits Nicholas V. Chen & Juan Carlos Madrigal

Dave Sheppard of Medworld Advisors recently met Nicholas V. Chen & Juan Carlos Madrigal of Pamir Law Group in Taipei, Taiwan. Dave is IR Global’s exclusive Business Advisory Services member in US-Massachusets, whilst Nicholas & Juan are IR Global’s exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Anti-Corruption members in China & Taiwan. Nicholas had the following to say: […]

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#IRAMSTERDAM19 – Headline Sponsor – Nicholas V. Chen

Whilst in Amsterdam Nicholas V. Chen of Pamir Law Group sat with IR Global, after introducing his firm and their areas of practice he then goes on to discuss his experience within the IR Global network and how the network has benefited him and his clients, his referral activity both inbound and outbound and how […]

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Morocco’s Attijariwafa bank gets $5 billion from China’s ExIm for Africa export fund

RABAT (Reuters) – Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank said on Friday it had agreed with State-owned Export-Import Bank of China (ExIm) to set up a 5 billion dollar fund to promote African exports to China and industrial zones on the continent. The fund, to be financed by China’s ExIm, will invest in the African countries where Attijariwafa […]

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Meeting of IR Global Colleagues: Dominic Wai travels to Taipei, Taiwan to meet with several IR Global Members

Dominic Wai of ONC Lawyers (exclusive White Collar Crime member in Hong Kong) recently travelled to Taipei, Taiwan and was able to visit the offices of three IR Global Members.  Firstly, here we see Dominic at the offices of Pamir Law Group, meeting recent IR Global Amsterdam Headline Sponsor Nicholas V. Chen (left, exclusive Mergers & […]

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