Intellectual property theft is top risk for firms with operations in China

Gonzalez, Gloria
March 2007
Business Insurance;3/26/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 13, p16
The article reports on intellectual property risks faced by multinational companies with operations in China. Based on a survey of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment members, 10% have estimated revenue losses of more than 20% due to intellectual property violations. It is said that the Chinese government has revised its patent, copyright and trademark laws to comply with an agreement with other World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries.


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