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Factsheet on Intellectual Property in China

As British companies pursue commercial opportunities in China it is important to identify and mitigate risks, including around intellectual property (IP).

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UK-China trade and investment is expanding rapidly. As British companies pursue commercial opportunities in China it is important to identify and mitigate risks, including around intellectual property (IP). It is possible to protect and enforce IP in China. However, challenges remain and elements of China’s IP system are different to the IP system in the UK and other countries.

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Published 9 July 2013
Last updated 18 September 2017 + show all updates
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