China Briefing’s New Intellectual Property Rights Guide Published

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Aug. 15 – Our new Technical Guide to China IPR has just been published and is available now, priced US$25 plus p&p from or via our online bookstore.

The book, the seventh and latest addition to our expanding and highly popular series on China legal and tax matters, was produced in association with Austria Wirschaftsservice—the Austrian Federal Bank—whose specialist, Shanghai-based IPR unit combines investigation, patent attorneys and other legal professionals in China to assist their client’s IPR needs. That knowledge, gained over decades of work on the mainland, has now been condensed into a six chapter, English language work with the following sections:

An introduction to IPR in China
Importance of IPR in China
Historical development
Recent trends in China IPR policy

IPR laws in China
Unfair competition

IPR registration in China
Basic requirements
Patent registration
Trademark registration
Copyright registration

Trade fairs
Dealing with infringements

Protecting your IPR
Safety measures
Preparation against infringement

Enforcement of IPR in China
IPR complaint centers
Conditions for enforcement
Administrative action
Civil law
Criminal law

Main IPR laws, regulations and conventions in China
National intellectual property strategy

Other available book titles produced by China Briefing include the following titles (follow links for full details):

Setting Up Representative Offices in China
Setting Up Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises in China
Setting Up Joint Ventures in China
The Small-Medium Enterprise China Business Bible
The China Tax Guide
Mergers and Acquisitions in China