Thu 1st Dec 2016
UK-China technology transfer: Protecting your intellectual property
For British research institutions and businesses looking to benefit from the UK-China technology transfer, there are a number of best practice methods for intellectual property that should be considered.
The UK Intellectual Property Office provides a number of resources on UK-China trade and investment, including a useful factsheet on ‘Intellectual property best practice in UK-China technology transfer’. The factsheet provides a detailed on how to protect your intellectual property in China and gives guidance on potential routes for technology commercialisation and how to approach the related intellectual property considerations.
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