Selected Books and Journal Articles on Chinese Law – The 2004 Year in Review

By Kara Phillips, Collection Development/Associate Executive Law Librarian, Seattle University Law Library


Andrew Aglionby et al., Arbitration in China: a practical guide

(Jerome A. Cohen et al. eds., Sweet & Maxwell Asia 2004, 2 v. ISBN: 9626612460)

Jingzhou Tao, Arbitration law and practice in China

(Kluwer Law International, 2004, 331 p. ISBN: 9041122370)

Deborah Cao, Chinese law: a language perspective 

(Ashgate, 2004, 225 p. ISBN: 0754624358)

Chenglin Liu, Chinese law on SARS

(W.S. Hein, 2004, 186 p. ISBN: 0837734061)

Contract and property in early modern China

(Madeleine Zelin et al. eds., Stanford University Press, 2004, 398 p. ISBN: 0804746397)

Holding up half the sky: Chinese women past, present and future

(Shirley Mow et al. eds., Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2004, 352 p. ISBN: 1558614656)

Tan Loke Khoon, Pirates in the Middle Kingdom: the art of trademark war

(Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2004, 490 p. ISBN: 9626612339)

Journal Articles


M. Ulric Killion, Quest for legal safeguards for foreign exporters under China's anti-dumping regime, 29 N.C. J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 417 (2004).


Li Guo, Financial holding company or universal bank? A comparative note on the latest amendment to China's Commercial Bank Law art. 43, 121 Banking L.J. 883 (2004).


Daniel R. Fung, Constitutional reform in China: the case of Hong Kong, 39 Tex. Int'l L.J. 467 (2004).

Criminal Law

Robert Bejesky, Falun Gong & re-education through labor: traditional rehabilitation for the 'misdirected' to protect societal stability within China's evolving criminal justice system, 17 Colum. J. Asian L. 147 (2004).

Randall Peerenboom, Out of the pan and into the fire: well-intentioned but misguided recommendations to eliminate all forms of administrative detention in China, 98 Nw. U. L. Rev. 991 (2004).

Dispute Resolution

William Heye, Forum selection for international dispute resolution in China - Chinese courts vs. CIETAC, 27 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 535 (2004).

Environmental Law

Meixian Li, China's compliance with WTO requirements will improve the efficiency and effective implementation of environmental laws in China, 18 Temp. Int'l & Comp. L.J. 155 (2004).

Samuel A. Rodabough, Where the Oregon trail meets the silk road: why China's path to sustainability should bypass Oregon, 13 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 199 (2004).

Family Law

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. & Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, The recently revised marriage law of China: the promise and the reality, 13 Tex. J. Women & L. 251 (2004).

Foreign Exchange

Thomas Hall, Controlling for risk: an analysis of China's system of foreign exchange and exchange rate management, 17 Colum. J. Asian L. 433 (2004).

Freedom of Religion

Anne S.Y. Cheung, In search of a theory of cult and freedom of religion in China: the case of Falun Gong, 13 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 1 (2004).


Arthur Anyuan Yuan, Enforcing and collecting money judgments in China from a U.S. judgment creditor's perspective, 36 Geo. Wash. Int'l L. Rev. 757 (2004).

Judicial Review

M. Ulric Killion, Post-WTO China and independent judicial review, 26 Hous. J. Int'l L. 507 (2004).

Human Rights

Mark J. Leavy, Discrediting human rights abuse as an 'act of state': a case study on the repression of the Falun Gong in China and commentary on international human rights law in U.S. courts, 35 Rutgers L.J. 749 (2004).


Benjamin Neaderland, Quandary on the Yalu: international law, politics, and China's North Korean refugee crisis, 40 Stan. J. Int'l L. 143 (2004).

Intellectual Property

Alisa Cahan, China's protection of famous and well-known marks: the impact of China's latest trademark law reform on infringement and remedies, 12 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 219 (2004).

Mark S. Sommers & Virginia L. Carton, Counterfeit corner (China enacted new counterfeiting laws on trademark registration and system), IP Litigator, March-April 2004, at 38. 

Xue Hong, Domain name dispute resolution in China: a comprehensive review, 18 Temp. Int'l & Comp. L.J. 1 (2004). 

Robert Bejesky, Investing in the dragon: managing the patent versus trade secret protection decision for the multinational corporation in China, 11 Tulsa J. Comp. & Int'l L. 437 (2004).  

Ingrid W. Zhu-Clark & Alex Wang, IP protection for foreign pharmaceutical companies in China, Licensing J., May 2004, at 11.

Xue Hong, The voice of China: a story of Chinese-character domain names, 12 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 559 (2004).

Internet Law

Fuping Gao, The e-commerce legal environment in China: status quo and issues, 18 Temp. Int'l & Comp. L.J. 51 (2004).

Assafa Endeshaw, Internet regulation in China: the never-ending cat and mouse game, 13 Info. & Comm. Tech. L. 41 (2004).

Legal System

Pitman B. Potter, Legal reform in China: institutions, culture, and selective adaptation, 29 Law & Soc. Inquiry 465 (2004).

Arwen Joyce & Tracye Winfrey, Taming the red dragon: a realistic assessment of the ABA's legal reform efforts in China, 17 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 887 (2004).

Mergers & Acquisitions

Michael E. Burke, Mergers and acquisition in the People's Republic of China, 16 Int'l Q. 50 (2004).


Joyce Palomar, Contributions legal scholars can make to development economics: examples from China, 45 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1011 (2004).

Frank Xianfeng Huang, The path to clarity: development of property rights in China, 17 Colum. J. Asian L. 191 (2004).

Reproductive Rights

Hannah Saona, The protection of reproductive rights under international law: the Bush administration's policy shift and China's family planning practices, 13 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 229 (2004).


Zhongle Zhan & Fengying Li, Securities supervision and judicial review, 13 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 329 (2004).

Sports Law

Dustin C. Lane, From Mao to Yao: a new game plan for China in the era of basketball globalization, 13 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 127 (2004).


Philip Anderson et al., China (Global Transfer Pricing Update), 36 Tax Notes Int'l 531 (Nov. 8, 2004).

Philip Anderson & Rose Wen, China (Global Transfer Pricing Update), 35 Tax Notes Int'l 612 (Aug. 16, 2004).

Wei Shu, China intensifies transfer pricing enforcement, 35 Tax Notes Int'l 491 (Aug. 9, 2004).  

Peng Tao & Stephen Nelson, China (P.R.C. Worldwide Tax Overview: 2003 in Review), 33 Tax Notes Int'l 21 (Jan. 5, 2004).

Martin Przysuski & Srini Lalapet, China releases APA implementation guidance (advanced pricing arrangements), 36 Tax Notes Int'l 7 (Oct. 4, 2004).


Jinyan Li, China's transfer pricing rules undergo major revision, 36 Tax Notes Int'l 816 (Dec. 6, 2004).

Jinyan Li, Death and taxes - two certainties combined in the P.R.C. VAT system, 36 Tax Notes Int'l 859 (Dec. 6, 2004).

David D. Liu, Foreign-invested holding companies face changes under amended P.R.C. tax regs, 34 Tax Notes Int'l 513 (May 3, 2004).

Anthony M. Fay, Jr., The P.R.C.'s new consumption-oriented VAT regime, 35 Tax Notes Int'l 727 (Aug. 23, 2004).

Lawrence Sussman, P.R.C. Tax Office issues guidance on domestic M&As, 34 Tax Notes Int'l 453 (May 3, 2004). 

Women’s Rights

M. Ulric Killion, Post-WTO China: quest for human rights safeguards in sexual harassment against working women, 12 Tul. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 201 (2004).


Karen Halverson, China's WTO accession: economic, legal, and political implications, 27 B.C. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 319 (2004).

Jing Ma, Product-specific safeguard in China's WTO accession agreement: an analysis of its terms and its initial application in section 421 investigations, 22 B.U. Int'l L.J. 189 (2004).

Note:  This bibliography is © Kara Phillips 2004 and used with permission