May 29, 2014

Chinese Companies are Building Up Their Intellectual Property

New findings show that the number of Chinese patents filed abroad is rising sharply. And since 2003, most of these have been invention patents, not utility-model ones.

Chinese patents: Ever more inventive | The Economist
CHINA’S leaders see patents as rungs on the ladder to becoming an innovation powerhouse. So in five-year plans and through subsidies and official exhortations,...