IP Protection in China: What You Should Know Before Entering the Market

Sep 04

IP Protection in China: What You Should Know Before Entering the Market

Following the discussion on trademark registration issues in China, I’d like to look into patents this time. Every company should take great care to protect their intellectual property but, arguably, this issue is even more pressing in China. The reason is plain and simple – along with being the main world manufacturer of pretty much everything, China has also...

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Trademark Protection in China, Part 2: Language

Aug 07

Trademark Protection in China, Part 2: Language

Continuing on the topic of trademark and brand protection from my previous post, I’m going to discuss the issue of registering your brand in the native language which is Simplified Chinese in Mainland China. If you are planning to establish a long term presence in Chinese market it is advisable to start thinking about Chinese equivalents of your...

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IP Protection in China: Trademark Caveats

Mar 06

IP Protection in China: Trademark Caveats

As soon as you make a decision to establish your presence in China, you should start considering registering your brand, your logo, your slogan and other applicable trademarks with a help of a reliable local lawyer. The application typically takes about 18 months to process and the cost is about $500 per trademark. In China trademarks are registered on “first...

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