Fri 10th Feb 2017

Intellectual property and 3D product design in China

For British designers, China is an important manufacturing location for British-designed products as the fast-growing economy creates increasing demand. However, those looking to take advantage of this demand should first ensure that they have considered the intellectual property risks that China presents.

The UK Intellectual Property Office provides a number of resources on UK-China trade and investments, including a useful guide to ‘Intellectual property and 3D product design in China’. The guide provides a detailed insight into the options to protect your intellectual property and designs in China and gives tips on the process to follow to ensure you can face any potential challenge that may come your way.


Click here to download the UK Intellectual Property Office factsheet for more information.

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