Authors: Arthur Wolff
Addresses: Attorney-at-Law, Rechtsanwalt, Johannesgasse 22/2, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Abstract: In this paper, presented to the |Licensing in Europe|| Conference, 23-24 June 1988, London, the author outlines the legal framework for technology transfer and licensing to the People|s Republic of China (PRC). He discusses areas of particular concern to the foreign licensor, with particular reference to legislation on licensing transactions and joint ventures. The paper follows the steps that might be taken in establishing a technology-transfer transaction, from pre-negotiation considerations to the questions of the applicable legal framework, the legal requirements for the contract, and the clauses typically found in such a transaction.
Keywords: technology transfer; China; licensing contracts; royalty payments; taxation; joint ventures.
International Journal of Technology Management, 1989 Vol.4 No.4/5, pp.449 - 476
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