The China IPR SME Helpdesk is preparing a series of infographics to help you understand the main framework of IP protection in China as well as top tips for protecting your IP. The infographics will also provide you with information on how the Helpdesk can help you protect your business and innovations.
IP protection and Blockchain
Blockchain is among the most important and potentially revolutionary technological advancements of the 21st century. This infographic gives an overview of legal opportunities provided by blockchain, and the use of blockchain in Chinese courts.
Industry 4.0 and IP protection
Industry 4.0 technologies are transforming economies, jobs and even society itself. The Chinese market is also affected by this chnage as the government plans to upgrade the manufacturing capacity of the Chinese industry into a technology powerhouse. Applying the traditional concept of IP to these new technologies can be difficult; this infographic provides more information on how to protect and exploit IP for SMEs engaging in industry 4.0 technologies in China, including creation, registration and management of an IP portfolio.
Arbitration and IP for EU SMEs
Imagine a situation that you signed a licensing agreement with your Chinese business partner. At the beginning, all looks very promising, but after a few months, your business partner is not paying due fees for the use of the license. You are sending emails to urge the other party to pay immediately. That is, however, unsuccessful. You wonder what step to take next, and it seems that the only way is to go to a Chinese court to resolve this dispute. Yet, that does not have to be the only way to resolve your IP-related disputes. This Infographic introduces you to the use of an alternative way, arbitration, in the context of IP-related disputes with China.