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Trade Mission to China: Gary Biehn, Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia Delegation On Weeklong Trip

December 3, 2012

Gary Biehn, Chair of the China Business Group, is in the Sister City of Tianjin, China as part of a Philadelphia delegation, led by Mayor Michael Nutter to promote business in the Philadelphia region.

Other organizations joining Mayor Nutter on the weeklong trip include the Philadelphia Orchestra, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Drexel University, the China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

For more than a dozen years, White and Williams has advised U.S. investors, companies and institutions in structuring strategic commercial relationships in China. To support those efforts, the firm established strategic alliances with the Shanghai-based Xue Law Firm and Tianjin-based Winners Law Firm.

White and Williams and Winners signed a restated Strategic Alliance at a signing ceremony on December 2nd. The original alliance was signed in Philadelphia in February and witnessed by Mayor Nutter. The alliance expands the focus of cooperation in the areas of clean-technology, including the further development of commercial protocols for the protection of intellectual property jointly developed between U.S. and China companies and institutions.

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