Before establishing your business in China it's important to consider what commercial intellectual property (IP) decisions you should make to safeguard your IP and your business. Often Australian businesses don't understand the Chinese legal system. From IP Rights to commercial contracts, there are various methods you can employ to protect your IP.
In this section, we explain the basic risks of manufacturing in China without IP protection and the various agreements and contracts you should consider to get the most out of your manufacturing processes.
- China is Australia's largest trading partner so safeguarding your IP should be one of your primary considerations.
- If you're thinking about entering the Chinese market make sure you understand the trade mark application processes.
- China has a first to file trade mark registration system so it's important to know about trade mark enforcement in China.