GUANGZHOU, CHINA (June 13, 10:50 a.m. ET) — American lawyer Tim Schade knows better than most the challenges and successes foreign companies have protecting intellectual property in China. Schade is leading an effort by U.S. blow molder Lifetime Products Inc., which claims to be the world’s largest maker of polyethylene folding plastic tables and chairs, to take its long-running legal battles against IP infringers directly into Chinese courts. Check out this video interview with Schade.
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