Patents
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1. Q: What acts may infringe patent rights?
  A:

In China, there are three types of patents: invention patent, utility model patent and design patent.

Infringement of a patent refers to the act of exploiting the patent without the authorization of the patentee. 

For an invention or utility model patent, the infringing acts include manufacturing, using, importing, offering to sell and selling the patented products, or using the patented processes, and using, importing, offering to sell and selling the products directly acquired by the patented processes for production or business purposes.

For a design patent, the infringing acts include manufacturing, importing, offering to sell and selling the product incorporating the patented design for production or business purposes.
 

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