Guidance

UK-China collaborative research IP toolkit

This toolkit helps UK and Chinese universities and industry manage Intellectual Property (IP) in UK-China collaborative research projects.

Detail

The IPO has worked with Anjie Law Firm in China, as well as technology transfer and IP licensing experts from both the UK and China to develop a new toolkit.

The aim of the toolkit is to help non-IP experts to handle issues relating to the ownership and exploitation of IP rights generated in collaborations between the UK and China.

The toolkit comprises of guidance notes explaining both the UK and China context and links to the UK’s Lambert toolkit containing nine model agreements: