Learn how to protect an idea for copycats

How can I protect my design my name and my logo with a Chinese supplier? I would like to avoid the same product being copied and sold by the same supplier or another one!


I am happy to let you know that we have covered this topic extensively and I can suggest the following links to learn about IP protection, registration and enforcement. I also included links to articles and short videos that explain the “blackbox” concept of production.


Video 5: Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Back Door Shipments. What To Do?

Buying from China: What New Buyers Need to Know

Protecting your Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Concerns

About the Author – Mike Bellamy


If you would like introductions to China based companies that can help you manage your supply chain in a safe way, please check out www.SourcingServiceCenter.com where I keep a list of endorsed service providers who have done  a good job for me on similar cases.


Let me know how things work out for you.

Question answered by Mike Bellamy.

Advisory Board Member & Featured Blogger at the not-for-profit China Sourcing Information Center (www.ChinaSourcingInfo.org). Author of “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing” and founder of PassageMaker Sourcing Solutions.

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