China’s IPR protection system is expanding and improving, but differences with the European system remain.
While some IPR issues are common to all types of European companies doing business in China, others are specific to the ICT industries. Such industry-specific issues include software protection by patents and standard essential patents. This Guide focuses on the top IPR issues for European ICT businesses in China, including developing a patent and trade mark strategy, as well as enforcement of IPR. It also includes a relevant case study of a European SME in China, and additional key contacts and information sources for ICT SMEs