Author: Horizons

Patent Update: Chinese nationals and residents may accelerate international patent protection under a two-year pilot system

The European Patent Office (“EPO”) and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) established two-year pilot cooperation under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (“PCT”). Effective from 1 December 2020, international patent applications from nationals, and residents of the People Republic of China including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region may select…

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Horizons signs Cooperation Agreement with Zhejiang International Investment Service Center to assist Chinese outbound investments

28 January 2021 – Horizons Corporate Advisory and Zhejiang International Investment Service Center ("ZIIS") have entered into a Cooperation Agreement to assist Zhejiang province-based Chinese corporations in their pursuit of outbound investment. ZIIS is a foreign-related service institution authorised by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province to provide services to foreign investors and Chinese corporations.…

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