General IP Protection

Introduction to China IP Law Search and legislation relevant to the general protection and enforcement of intellectual property in China.

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Copyrights

The legal framework for copyright protection in China. The Civil, Criminal, Administrative Laws and Procedures and Customs Law also include provisions relevant for the prot....

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Civil Law and Civil Procedure

General civil laws and procedures relevant to the protection and enforcement of IP rights in China.

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Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

The provisions in the criminal and criminal procedure laws, which are supplemented by a number of judicial interpretations and ministry rules, relevant to the criminal prot....

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Customs

Customs legislation related to the protection and enforcement of IP in China.

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Administrative Law and Administrative Procedure

General administrative and administrative procedure laws relevant to the protection and enforcement of IP rights in China.

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Geographical Indications

The legal framework for protection of Geographical Indications (GIs) in China.

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Integrated Circuit Layout Designs

The legal framework for integrated circuit layout designs protection in China.

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Internet-related

The legal framework for IP protection in the on-line environment in China.

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Patents

Legislation relevant to patent protection in China, covering three types of patents: inventions, utility models, and designs. The Civil, Criminal and Administrative Laws as....

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Plant Varieties

The legal framework for the protection of new plant varieties and agricultural genetically modified organisms in China.

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Technology Transfer

The regulatory framework in China for cross-border technology transfer. A number of special regulations on registration and approval requirements, unfair competition and ma....

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Trademarks

The legal framework for trademark protection in China.

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Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition and Market Order

Legislation relevant to trade secrets, unfair competition and market order for the protection of IP in China.

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Case Analysis

A selection of leading case law and analysis to demonstrate the legal framework and principles in effect in China on IP protection

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Law Revision

Some key references on recent changes to the legal framework for intellectual property protection in China.

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