Friday, February 09, 2007

Marks & Clerk Opens Up Shop in Shanghai

Marks & Clerk published a report “Focus on China” which "identified a number of opportunities to take advantage of China’s burgeoning economic activity and expansion in manufacturing that are being missed by western firms. By looking at patent trends across the pharmaceuticals, automotives and telecoms industries the report provided a snapshot of China’s development and an indicator of who is best placed to benefit from growth in these industries. The report also identified a need for China to better protect its IP abroad." Obviously, Marks & Clerk wants to take advantage of these opportunities themselves by opening an office in Shanghai.

Marks & Clerk have an office specialised in IP in Hong Kong since 1984.

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