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China strengthening controls over human genetic resources
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • June 21 2011

The Ministry of Science and Technology (“MOST”), the Ministry of Health (“MOH”) and the National Population and Family Planning Commission (“MPFPC”) of the Peoples Republic of China jointly issued a Notice Concerning the Protection and Administration of Human Genetic Resources (“HGR Notice”) on June 2, 2011.


China Bayh-Dole Act: a framework fundamental to achieving the economic potential of China’s National Patent Development Strategy (2011 2020)
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • China
  • April 22 2011

China's National Patent Development Strategy (2011 - 2020) (Plan) was announced in November 2010.


Enterprise Income Tax (EIT) policies clarified for service enterprises with advanced technologies
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • China
  • January 25 2011

The Ministry of Finance, the State Administration of Taxation, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly released the Circular on Enterprise Income Tax Policies Related to Service Enterprises with Advanced Technologies (the "EIT Circular").


Decree 70 on nuclear power plants
  • Mayer Brown
  • Vietnam
  • November 11 2010

On 22 June 2010 the Vietnam Government issued Decree No. 702010ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of the Law on Atomic Energy regarding nuclear power plants (Decree 70).


Technology transfer infrastructure
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2010

The agency system is the key to China effectively enabling technology transfer.


Establishment of the business registration authority in Vietnam
  • Mayer Brown
  • Vietnam
  • October 13 2010

On 14 June 2010 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung signed Decision No. 452010QD-TTg, promulgating the regulations on nuclear control ("Regulations") to tighten control over the using, storing, exporting and importing of nuclear materials and radiation sources by domestic and foreign organisations and individuals in the country ("nuclear control activities").


Foreign business community welcomes revisions to indigenous innovation policies
  • White & Case LLP
  • China
  • May 5 2010

On April 10, 2010, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Finance released for public comment a draft notice revising several of the more controversial provisions contained in China's national indigenous innovation product accreditation rules issued in November of last year.


Comments sought on China's new proposed regulations to promote indigenous innovation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • China
  • April 16 2010

In November 2009, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Finance jointly issued Notice No. 618, requiring enterprises registered in China to apply for accreditation of indigenous innovation products.


Developments in China’s indigenous innovation and procurement policies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China
  • March 12 2010

Foreign investors and business associations are carefully tracking developments in China's implementation of an Indigenous Innovation Policy and accompanying changes in government procurement.


China issues opinions on encouraging technology exports
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • China
  • February 4 2010

On December 7, 2009, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Science and Technology jointly announced their opinions on encouraging technology export ("opinions").