IP protection abroad: country guides

Our country guides provide tailored IP information for key markets throughout the world.

If you plan to do business or are already trading abroad, it is essential to know how to use, guard and enforce the rights you have over the intellectual property (IP) that you or your business own.

These guides explains about IP in general, and give guidance on how to apply these principles in the key markets throughout the world. They describe the issues you may face with IP infringement, offer advice on how you can effectively tackle these, and provides links to sources of further help.


Published 5 September 2014
Last updated 11 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. A new guide 'Intellectual property rights in Turkey' added to the collection.
  2. A new guide 'Intellectual property rights in South Africa' added to the collection.
  3. First published.