Protecting the Whole Design of An Automobile by Filing Design Applications for Its Parts

(Author: Guo xiao jun; Source: CCPIT)

Different from other jurisdictions, there is no "partial design"protection system in China under the Chinese Patent Law. It has been nerve-wracking for some automobile makers to protect their automobile designs in China effectively, since the knock-off productsmay plagiarize solely a portion not the whole designs of their automobiles. Instead of complaining of China's design patent system, what can you do to protect your automobiles'designs effectively by taking advantage of the current patent practice in China?

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