China’s firms need robust response to IPR accusations – Global Times

On the issue of intellectual property rights, the US has excessively demonized China’s image. On March 22, 2018, US President Donald Trump signed a memorandum accusing China of intellectual property infringement and taking the lead in provoking trade disputes between the two countries.

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Trade war or not, China is closing the gap on U.S. in technology IP…

China’s rising investment in research and expansion of its higher education system mean that it is fast closing the gap with the United States in intellectual property and the struggle to be the No.1 global technology power, according to patent experts.

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China deals with more than 460 cases of copyright infringement – Xinhua | English.news.cn

BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) — China dealt with more than 460 cases involving copyright infringement in the first three months of the year, the National Office for the Fight Against Pornography and Illegal Publications said Thursday.

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Chart of the day: China is now home to the world’s most valuable AI start-up

Chinese company SenseTime is one of a handful of homegrown start-ups spearheading Beijing’s plan to dominate the field of artificial intelligence.

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China puts IPR in sight as it too must now protect local innovations

China led the world in the number of patents filed last year, holding 42.8 per cent of total filings, up 4.8 percentage points from the previous year

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China’s blockchain ambitions are revealed in the sheer number of patent applications

How hot is blockchain in China? “Even vendor aunties selling vegetables are talking about blockchain” is a saying spreading widely on social media-and it isn’t much of an exaggeration. Chinese companies, if not street hawkers, are racing to file patents tied to the technology that makes it hard to tamper with information.

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China issues guidelines on transfer of IP rights to foreign investors

China’s state council issued guidelines on Thursday on the transfer of intellectual property rights to foreign investors.

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China led global blockchain patent applications in 2017: WIPO – Global Times

China filed the most blockchain patent applications in 2017, with more than half of the 406 blockchain-related patent applications filed coming from the country, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing data collated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Finally, a president willing to combat Chinese theft

Finally, we have a president willing to stand up to China and willing to confront the Chamber of Commerce crowd that has long been China’s best friend and enabler.

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China renews pledges to open economy, protect IP rights

BEIJING (Reuters) – China pledged on Sunday to press ahead with market opening and reforms while reiterating that it will treat domestic and foreign firms equally and protect intellectual property rights. The pledge on reform and equal treatment came from Vice Premier Han Zheng, at a time there are increasing prospects of a trade war with the United States.

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China rises to No. 2 in global patent filings- Nikkei Asian Review

BASEL, Switzerland — China became the second-largest source of patent applications worldwide in 2017, surpassing Japan to solidify its place as an intellectual property powerhouse on the tail of the U.S., the perennial leader. China’s patent applications jumped 13% year on year to 48,882, the World Intellectual Property Organization said Wednesday.

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Beg, Borrow or Steal: How Trump Says China Takes Technology

Trade rules limit how much technology the Chinese partner can get from a joint venture. But some American businesses and the Trump administration say Chinese officials often demand technology under the table. The joint venture requirements have spread to other fields.

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China Drives International Patent Applications to Record Heights; Demand Rising for Trademark and Industrial Design Protection

China moved into the second position as a source of international patent applications filed via WIPO in 2017, closing in on long-time leader United States of America, in another record year in the use of WIPO’s intellectual property services for patents, trademarks and industrial designs.

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China intellectual property filings soar, hard to judge if it plays…

GENEVA (Reuters) – China is now a major producer of innovative technologies, nosing ahead of Japan to become the second biggest source of international patent applications, the United Nations said on Wednesday. China’s fast growth in intellectual property has led to accusations by U.S.

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Trump’s Plan to Impose Stiff Tariffs on China Rattles Investors

President Donald Trump is set to announce about $50 billion of tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations on Thursday, opening a new front in an escalating global trade skirmish that is shaking financial markets. The president is considering targeting more than 100 different types of Chinese goods from shoes to electronics, according to a person familiar with the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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