Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua
Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua

China targets trademarks violations in effort to improve IP protection, but unlikely to satisfy US demands

  • The China National Intellectual Property Administration launched the two-year long Blue Sky campaign in May 2019
  • One of the primary demands from the United States has been for Beijing to strengthen intellectual property protection and stop forcing the transfer of technology

Topic |   Intellectual property in China
Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua
Around 20 per cent of the phase one trade deal signed in January between China and the United states demands protections for trade secrets, trademarks, patents, pharmaceutical-related intellectual property and from counterfeit goods from China. Photo: Xinhua
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