IPM533 IP Law in China details how intellectual property (IP) rights are established and protected in China. Over the last four decades, Chinese IP laws have evolved into a relatively comprehensive and complicated system. It becomes imperative for those who intend to do business in China to take IP rights into account when developing their business and IP strategy. This course introduces the basic framework of Chinese patent, trademark and copyright law, analyses the latest administrative and judicial policies for IP protection as well as leading cases and their implications for IP strategy in business. Students will grasp the landscape of China’s IP laws and their resulting implications for business.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January