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I have been asked by a Chinese company to do contract work

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I have been asked by a Chinese company to do contract work for them and I wanted to know whether I am in line with the US law
JA: What state are you in? And have you consulted a local attorney?
Customer: I am in the state of Oregon, in the city of Portland. I don't know who to ask. I simply started a web search that led me to you
JA: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?
Customer: Nothing has been filed. I wanted to get legal advice before procedding with anything
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes, The job involves working as a consultant on a fledgling microprocessor development project.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney. I would be happy to provide assistance. Can you please clarify what is your question?
Also, please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am about to work as a consultant to Chinese company. I will be consulting on how to do circuit design for a microprocessor project. I wanted to know if this type of work is permitted by the US law.
Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for the clarification. Unfortunately, I am not sufficiently familiar with this area of law. I will opt-out and allow another expert to provide assistance.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 month ago.

I would be happy to research this.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 month ago.

so I came across this article about doing business with a chinese company.

will you be working in China or here in the US and communicate via phone and email? I need that information to see if there are any export/import implications.