As a non-profit organization, the CSIC publishes content each month for buyers who want to learn how to source safely in China. The best of CSIC resources for November 2014 offers articles about the difference between OEM & ODM, including a video of best practices for Professional buyers, with some tips on how to register and protect a utility patent when buying from China but also why should buyers protect their IP when requesting a middlemen.
Check out the best of CSIC resources for November 2014!
What is the difference between OEM & ODM
This article gives a general definition and better understanding of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Designed Manufacturer (ODM) issues. It also highlights differences between those two terms as well as the importance of clearly referring to the terms in a PO as well as doing further due diligence.
Full Video “Best Practices for Professional Buyers” China Sourcing Fair 2014
In this video Mike has gathered best practices for any professional buyer. This knowledge and advice are based on lessons learned by servicing leading supply chains such as Apple or Wal-Mart. Check it out!
How to register and protect a utility patent when buying from China
Get to know how to register and protect a utility patent when buying from China. How to protect one’s intellectual property What should be checked before applying for the protection to avoid any mistake Answers are in this article!
Avoiding middlemen – Protecting IP
This article explains why one should avoid relying on middlemen when dealing with suppliers. Instead, get to know how to find and evaluate suppliers, how to protect intellectual property and avoid scams. There are valuable tips and advice!
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Posted on 27-Nov-2014 by AQF Team