Doing business and protecting your intellectual property in China is about knowing the laws and regulations and the culture and politics. It is also about developing good relationships with good companies. This may surprise attorneys new to the international business game. But of course, this does not mean you can neglect to have valid IP registrations and carefully crafted contracts.
“It’s about learning to communicate and really embracing a new way to view the world,” said Randall Lewis, vice president and international counsel for ConAgra Foods.