Current: Home > IP China customs protection > China customs intellectual property protection

China customs intellectual property protection

Customs Protection of Intellectual Property

If you own intellectual property rights have been violated, in addition to the court or the authorities of intellectual property legal remedy request, you can also apply to the China Customs IPR customs protection measures.


IPR customs protection measures, refer to the Customs in accordance with the "People's Republic of China on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights", the import and export of goods suspected of infringing on the upcoming by laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China to take the protection of intellectual property law to detain, investigation measures for cargo handling and punishment of the consignor or consignee.


At present, China's customs protection of intellectual property is concerned with the import and export of goods related the valid trademark, patent, copyright under Chinese law and regulations, and rights related to Olympic symbols and exclusive signs of World Expo.


How to start China Customs IPR protection measures?

1. According to "People's Republic of China on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights", the right holder requests Customs to take protective measures for its intellectual property rights. Also called it as passive protection.


2. "Ex officio to protect," referring to the right to take the initiative to start the Customs enforcement procedures to stop and investigate the import and export of infringing goods, Customs also has been called "active protection."


Put on record into China customs IPR protection system.

It refer to that the intellectual property right holders files the China trademark, China patent and China copy rights into China customs IPR protection system in accordance with the law of "People's Republic of China on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights" related to the import and export of goods. So the trademark, patent and copy right filing is the necessary step in order for China customs to protect the related import and export of goods actively.


Contact us to protect your trademark, patent and copyright regarding import and export of goods at biz@ichinabiz.com

Home   |     About us    |     Newsletter    |     Employment    |     Contact us

Shanghai iChinabiz Limited. 2007-2015 All rights reserved Email: biz@ichinabiz.com  

LiveZilla Live Chat Software