International Intellectual Property Protection

Introduction Intellectual property is the United States’ second largest export (second only to agriculture). We have come a long way since the manufacturing glory days of Henry Ford. In the twenty-first century we still make tangible products but it is the intangible trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets that help make the bottom line count. […]

International Intellectual Property Protection   Steps into China: Chinese Trademarks and Other Intellectual Properties   Just as the Chinese character and concept of Tao (Dao) has no direct equivalent in English, there is, perhaps no single “road” or “way” to doing business in China. There are, however, some practical steps that can be identified and […]