New Chinese Conflict of Laws Statute
Conflict of Laws.net has posted a new translation of the Statute on the Application of Laws over Foreign-Related Civil Relations of the People’s Republic of China, which goes into effect on April 1, 2011. I was most interested in its provisions on choice of law with regard to IP issues and in arbitration. In the […]
Case of the Day: Willis v. Magic Power Co.
The Blogatory case of the day is Willis v. Magic Power Co., a case involving service by mail under the Hague Service Convention. Willis brought a personal injury suit against Magic Power, a Hong Kong company, in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She served the complaint by registered mail. Magic Power objected to service by mail. The […]