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  • Using Customs to Protect your IPR in China: Know Before You Go

    The Customs Law of the People's Republic of China prohibits the export or import of goods from or to China that infringe IP rights. China Customs have the authority to protect IP rights by confiscating…

    Published 22.10.12 at 11:52
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  • Fashion and copyright

    By Iona Harding, Associate Solicitor at Baker & McKenzie LLP Copyright doesn't protect fashion "Copyright doesn't protect fashion" is a statement frequently bandied around…

    Published 26.09.12 at 15:28
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  • What do I need to do if somebody takes photographs of my designs at a trade show? Do they need permission?

    Worried about people taking random photographs at trade shows where you are showing your new designs? Read our new FAQ to find out what rights apply, what remedies you have when somebody…

    Published 28.08.12 at 12:14
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  • IPR Protection in China for the Textile Industry – Part 2

    China's textile industry is both an opportunity and threat to foreign businesses. It is a major market for those supplying production technologies and a key supply base for textiles and finished…

    Published 20.08.12 at 12:40
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  • Choosing Your Trade Mark Name in China: Know Before You Go

    As China is a 'first-to-file' system it is very important to register your trade mark in China before entering into the market so as to diminish the risk of your trade mark being hijacked. Although…

    Published 15.08.12 at 13:16
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  • IPR Protection in China for the Textile Industry – Part I

    China's textile industry is both an opportunity and threat to foreign businesses. It is a major market for those supplying production technologies and a key supply base for textiles and finished…

    Published 01.08.12 at 12:46
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  • Patent Protection in China: Know Before You Go

    Every company producing innovative products in China is strongly advised to use the Chinese patent system. It is absolutely crucial to apply for patent protection in China for each and every innovation…

    Published 10.07.12 at 10:29
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  • IP for Curators - part 2: The commissioning process

    If you organise shows with your peers, loan agreements or commissioning contracts are rarely on your mind but as soon as you start working with or for professional institutions, such legal documents…

    Published 20.06.12 at 16:23
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  • IP for Curators - part 1: Organising an exhibition with existing work

    If you organise shows with your peers, loan agreements or commissioning contracts are rarely on your mind but as soon as you start working with or for professional institutions, such legal documents…

    Published 20.06.12 at 16:14
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  • Making It: Licensing

    More and more designer-makers are looking to diversify their practice and are using their intellectual property to generate additional income streams and raise their profile. This becomes most…

    Published 13.06.12 at 17:08
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