Online Seminar – Standard Essential Patents in China

On 23 March 2022, an online mini seminar on Standard Essential Patents in China will be held by IPR University Center in collaboration with the Finnish China Law Center.

This seminar addresses the challenges that SEP licensing currently faces between EU and China. In the wave of technology developments, Chinese courts have been more proactive in handling SEP-related disputes. The judicial approach in handling SEP litigations by Chinese courts should be closely monitored and multiple legal issues are discussed in rulings from the Chinese courts. Also a debate on whether courts have the authority to decide global rates is attracting attention.

The seminar programme is available at

The seminar is free of charge. Registration is open till 21 March 2022 at

Online seminar: Chinese Perspectives on Public International Law

On 15 March 2022, the Finnish China Law Center will organize an online mini seminar titled ‘Chinese Perspectives on Public International Law’. The event is part of the Center’s mini seminar series on topical issues of Chinese law.

Event speakers include Yifeng Chen, Associate Professor at Peking University Law School and Björn Ahl, Professor and Chair of Chinese Legal Culture at the University of Cologne.

Time: 15 March, 10:15 – 11:45 Finnish time

Venue: Zoom

The event is open to the public.

More information about the seminar programme and registration is available at

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ChinaTalks Lecture: New Danish Foreign Investment Screening Regime

On 9 March 2022, Study Hub for International Economic Law and Development (SHIELD) at the Faculty of Law University of Copenhagen and Magnusson Denmark will hold a lecture about the new Danish Foreign Investment Screening Regime.

Date & Time: 9 March, 16:00-17:30 Danish time

Location: University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Faculty of Law, Room 4A.0.56

In 2021, Denmark introduced one of the most vigorous foreign investment screening laws yet implemented across Europe. This lecture will cover what kind of transactions that are now restricted, who will be considered foreigners under the Danish legislation, what is now deemed “critical” and also the process for assessing whether the FDI (foreign direct investment) rules apply as well as the filing and approval procedure.

The lecture will also look at how the new legislation will affect Chinese FDI to Denmark at a time where European scrutiny of Chinese investment into critical sectors and infrastructure is on the rise.

The lecture is open for all, but registration is required. Sign up at