China IP resources is the federal government's one-stop-shop for tools and resources on intellectual property rights (IPR).  The federal agencies behind have developed a number of resources to educate and assist businesses, particular small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as consumers, government officials, and the general public.  In addition to its website, also operates a hotline — 1-866-999-HALT (1-866-999-4258) — that is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday.

  • Learn the details about protecting your intellectual property in China with the China IPR Toolkit. This all-new guidebook was prepared by U.S. government IP specialists with on-the ground experience in China.

USPTO’s IP Attachés

The USPTO has IP attachés posted in three cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. They work to improve the IP climate in China for the benefit of U.S. stakeholders and provide information to U.S. companies doing business there.

USPTO IP Awareness Assessment:

The IP Awareness Assessment is a 20–30 minute questionnaire, developed jointly by the USPTO and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, that will help you to assess your IP awareness.

China’s Legislative Offices:

China’s IP Offices:

  • State Intellectual Property Office (Chinese; English)
  • State Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese; English)
  • Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese; English)
  • National Copyright Administration (Chinese; English)

China’s Supreme Court:

China’s Official IP Protection website 

Chinese; English