The Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection in China


This paper developed an in-depth understanding of China’s IPP strategies, regulations, and implementation, collected and analyzed China’s policy documents, laws, statistics and reports relevant to IPP, and reviewed the IPP evolution from 1970s to 2010s. Then we introduced four main enforcement options in China. At last, we evaluated the IPP level of China based on Park’s method from 1985-2012. The quantitative result shows that the strength of IPP in China is growing year by year, and has reached a level close to developed countries.

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Chen, L. (2015) The Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection in China. iBusiness, 7, 65-73. doi: 10.4236/ib.2015.71008.

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