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Intellectual property in Taiwan, China

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
In order to register a patent, a trademark or a technical design, it is necessary to present it beforehand to the Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and apply to an expert in Taiwanese patents recognized by the authorities.
Regional Organisations
Chinese Intellectual Property Protection Association.

National Regulation and International Agreements

Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent Act
20; 12 or 10 years
Trademark Act
10 years
Patent Act
12 years.  
Copyright Act
The life of the author and fifty years after the author's death.

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