EUCCC study: Nothing New Under the Sun: Quotas Lead To Bad Patent Quality and Indigenous Innovation Policy Is Still Active

Dan Prud’homme of the European Chamber of Commerce in China wrote a study called Dulling the cutting edge: How Patent-Related Policies and Practices Hamper Innovation in China.     To summarise 226 pages: Prud’homme basically says that China’s patent promotion policy which includes quotas per 10,000 people is not conducive to quality and he asserts that […]

EU, U.S. Perception: “China Is Discriminating”. What Are We Going To Do Against It?

US: We have so manystars, we deserve to be treated accordingly in China U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is visiting China to try to smooth the Sino-Chinese relations (one can argue that the U.S. is borrowing money from China to import from China) and meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (习近平) who is expected to succeed President Hu Jintao (胡锦涛) in […]

R&D in China: No Genuine Research, Only Development Thanks to Poor Execution IPR Laws

New Europe reports about EU firms’ enthusiasm about China’s market prospects and their concern about the execution of the IPR laws in China.” “China’s intellectual property laws are not bad. The problem is their implementation,” [EU’s Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) President Joerg] Wuttke said. One result of the poor execution of IPR laws […]