Experience / Manufacturing
The diversified manufacturing team of MWE China Law Offices possesses deep technical knowledge and delivers exceptional legal counsel across a broad range of service areas and legal disciplines. Our clients include large, multinational corporations, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and mid-size businesses that design, manufacture and distribute well-known and industry-leading products within China and overseas. Our clients produce a broad range of items, from consumer goods, automobiles, motor-vehicle parts, building supplies, wholesale goods, packaging materials and heavy machinery, to high-end consumer electronics, retail banking technology and computer equipment.
Our industry-focused team draws on the skills of practitioners from each of our core practice groups to provide coordinated, value-added legal services that help clients achieve their business objectives. Our corporate lawyers have advised manufacturers on numerous mergers, acquisitions, financings and other business transactions. Our antitrust lawyers help clients ensure compliance with Chinese, US and international antitrust and competition laws, and our intellectual property lawyers help clients identify, protect and maximize the value of their creative assets through patent, trademark and copyright protection. Our international trade team helps clients navigate the increasingly complex global trade and customs landscape.
The real-world technical experience of our team members, combined with our extensive knowledge of the issues and regulations facing manufacturers and distributors of manufactured parts and products, also enables us to provide unparalleled counsel and services to our clients.
Among recent matters, we represented a leading manufacturer of materials-handling equipment, components and parts for the nuclear energy industry in the protection of its confidential information and IP rights, conducted third-party Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) reviews on third-party agents of and provided strategic advice to a multinational oilfield services and equipment company, and successfully represented the local manufacturing subsidiary of one of the world’s leading manufacturing conglomerates in a regulatory-agency investigation into a whistleblower tip.