Intellectual Property

Build your IPR portfolio

An important component of your business strategy in China should be the management of intellectual property (IP) portfolios.

Research and Development

In this first of a two-part study, the China IPR SME Helpdesk explores research and development (R&D) in relation to developing your R&D strategy

Fighting Trademark Infringement

You’ve found someone infringing your trademark in China, but what’s the next step?

McCurry, a Malaysian restaurant, won an epic eight-year trademark battle with McDonalds on the grounds that no one could possibly confuse the two restaurants

Registering Your Trademark in China

The importance of trademark registration has been recently highlighted by a spate of bad-faith registrations

IPR

Fight For Your Rights: Copyright Protection in China Part II

In Part I of this study, the IPR SME Helpdesk discussed what can be protected as copyright and why taking care to do so can prove beneficial to your business in China.

Intellectual Property Rights Protection

To Have and to Hold — Copyright Protection in China: Part I

At the GNSS.asia Workshop in early November, it was perhaps unsurprising to hear the issue of IPR raised as one of the potential obstacles that needs to be overcome