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Crouching Patents, Hidden Anti-Monopoly: The rising influence of China’s web of IP policies

Corporate Counsel

May 2017

With China’s rise to becoming the world’s second-largest economy, a rapidly evolving IP landscape has emerged that encourages domestic ownership, while making it harder on foreign corporations in their IP enforcement against Chinese companies. Morrison & Foerster of counsel David Yang addresses these issues in the recently authored “Crouching Patents, Hidden Anti-Monopoly” for Corporate Counsel. In addition to calls to double domestic patent ownership by 2020, China has become proactive in creating and enforcing antimonopoly laws, which places a greater strain on foreign companies trying to enforce their own IP.

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