New IP Counsellor to China

IP Australia is pleased to announce our new intellectual property (IP) Counsellor to China – Charlotte Trinh. Charlotte is an experienced international IP lawyer, with extensive experience working in China.

Based out of the Australian Embassy in Beijing, Charlotte is on hand to guide and connect Australians to the innovation system.

About the role

The IP Counsellor role recognises the importance of China as a major trading partner. Australian businesses have shown consistent interest in the China market, seen through growth in trade mark filings over time.

Priorities for the IP Counsellor include:
  • helping Australian businesses understand the differences been Australian and Chinese IP laws
  • guiding businesses as they navigate the China IP system
  • connecting businesses to the China innovation ecosystem
  • deepening Australia-China engagement and collaboration on IP issues

Get in touch

Charlotte is looking forward to working with Australian businesses wanting to expand into the China market – and is ready to work with you. To get in touch, email Charlotte at

Visit our website to find out more about how to make the most of your IP in China.