Last updated: 
9 December 2016

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.

Before setting up in China