Guide

Intellectual property rights when trading in Korea

Introduction

South Korea - officially the Republic of Korea - is one of UK's priority high growth markets. Bilateral trade between the two countries already exceeds £6 billion a year.

If you plan to do business in Korea, or grow your existing business there, you should make every effort to protect your intellectual property (IP) overseas.

This guide tells you about intellectual property systems in Korea. It explains how to register and enforce your IP rights this country, and find intellectual property help in Korea. To sum up all the key takeaways, it offers ten top tips for IP protection in Korea.