Associations Receive 583 Complaints against Lawyers in November

Associations Receive 583 Complaints against Lawyers in November


Legal associations across China received 583 complaints concerning misconduct by lawyers in November, 2018, according to the All China Lawyers Association. Failure to fulfill lawyer duties was the most common misdemeanor, accounting for 34% of complaints, followed by illegally accepting cases or charging clients for their services. Other misconduct includes violation of trade management regulations, unfair competition and leaking clients’ personal information. Lawyer associations also received 56 cases concerning infringement of lawyers’ rights in November, including denial of their rights to meet defendants.


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It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.