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Current intellectual property concerns in China

Intellectual property concerns patents, trademarks and trade secrets, copyrights and copyrighted works. Because it is so valuable to companies, legislators design laws concerning intellectual property in order to protect inventors, authors, musicians and authors. Yet concerns of intellectual property theft in China continue.

Continual concerns regarding IP theft in China

Trade disagreements between China and the U.S. seem to center on intellectual property issues. The U.S. and a number of European countries maintain theft of intellectual property at the hands of Chinese businesses and officials is continually occurring. For this reason, many companies are reluctant to do business there.

Chinese cybersecurity rules create additional concerns

There’s been a great deal of talk concerning cybersecurity rules recently issued by Chinese officials. These rules greatly concern American businesses who wish to avoid the surrendering of trade secret information and other confidential materials.

The many sides to intellectual property protection in China

There have been a wide variety of intellectual property concerns for companies doing business in China. Despite such concerns, China does appear to be taking steps to improve its reputation. Also, many American companies are acknowledging extensive growth in revenues due to doing business there.

Restrictions in doing business with Chinese companies continue

Intellectual property is a company’s most valuable asset. Protecting trade secrets keeps others from stealing their profits. It also allows companies to compete. For this reason, concerns about IP theft taking place in China need to be taken seriously.

IP concerns and doing business in China

Chinese officials have a number of tools at their disposal to force American companies to turn over its intellectual property. Sometimes Chinese business partners will gain access to the technology. In other instances, the Chinese government itself can demand the turning over of trade secrets information.

Shi Yan grid lawyer
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