Guide to protection of Intellectual Property Rights in China

chinaThe Office for harmonization in the internal market has written this guide is written to provide basic assistance to intellectual property (IP) rights holders and their advisers, on the IP protection and enforcement system in China. The guide is intended to provide simple guidelines on how rights holders can protect their IP assets and what to do if their rights are infringed.

As from WTO accession China has begun a comprehensive revision of its laws and regulations in relation to intellectual property rights. The IPR revision process continues and currently a number of regulations have been currently under revision, including the: Copyright Law, and Plant Varieties Protection Law, Patent Law.

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