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Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

Table of Contents
October 1997, Vol. 20, No. 7 

4th Annual International Law Issue 

FEATURES 

A Great Leap Forward
Although the Chinese government has considerably strengthened its intellectual property laws, practitioners still face many difficulties in enforcing their clients' rights
By Billy A. Robbins
 

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way
to the Forum

If allowed to stand, a recent Ninth Circuit decision could throw into doubt the enforceability of choice-of-law and forum-selection clauses in international contracts
By Michael L. Novicoff
 

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DEPARTMENTS

Tax Tips
Changes in the tax treatment of foreign trust
By Paul A. Sczudlo
 

Practice Tips
Encryption software export regulations and free speech
By John R. Liebman and Kristen E. Green
 

Computer Counselor
Five steps for getting started with notebook
By Daryl Teshima
 

Ethics Opinion No. 489
Language in retainer agreements may not restrict client's remedies for legal malpractice

COLUMNS

President's Page
Take a lawyer to lunch-or to a meeting
By David J. Pasternak
 

Barristers Bulletin
See you in moot court
By Sharon R. Terris
 

Closing Argument
An eyewitness to history
By Thomas M. Dempsey
 

Letters to the Editor 

Index to Advertisers 

Classifieds 

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