Friday, July 04, 2008

Discover Your Invention in China Or Lose Protection

Ms Patti Waldmeir has another interesting article about the upcoming patent law in China. She rightly zoomed in on the controversial articles. In February I posted a blog about the articles 49, 50 and 74 of China's third amended patent law, entitled 'Curb your enthousiasm', read here.

ZTE, the big Chinese telecommunications equipment company talked to the governement that it might be a problem to prove where the discoveries took place if foreign and Chinese R&D institutions cooperate. Exactly this route many R&D companies might take: establish some R&D presence in China, just in case.

Read ms Waldmeir's article here.

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