China’s stance on intellectual property protection has long been an area of contention. Photo: Weibo

Foreign companies file record number of patent applications in China

  • Beijing says 9.1 per cent rise in applications for 2018 shows improving climate for investors
  • Figures released as US continues push for improved intellectual property protections in ongoing trade talks
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China’s stance on intellectual property protection has long been an area of contention. Photo: Weibo
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