China: Crackdown on Intellectual Property Violations Gives U.S. Food for Thought

Sep 18, 2017 | 21:54 GMT


China has offered another concession to the United States, this time involving intellectual property (IP). On Sept. 18, China's Ministry of Commerce unveiled a four-month crackdown on IP theft. The ministry's stated goals include creating a fair, competitive market and encouraging foreign investment by limiting IP rights violations. The crackdown's targets will include outright theft of business secrets, brand-name knockoffs, and trade in goods that violate IP rights. ...

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