Thursday, December 08, 2005

Chinese R&D gears up, IP protection follows suit

Vincent Lam wrote an article in the China Daily about the rise in Chinese IT spending and the consequences for IP in China.

""As research and development across the region gears up, we see intellectual property (IP) protection following suit. The percentage of gross domestic product spent on R&D is rising rapidly, particularly on the mainland. It is moving towards Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development levels," the survey said."

"The increasing use of IT will provide the incentive for Asian companies with multinational intent to put additional pressure on their governments to enforce IP protection and support IP creation at home, the survey said."

Read more here.

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