IP Enforcement In China Still A Work In Progress

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 5:16 PM EDT) -- China’s intellectual property laws may be in harmony with those of other World Trade Organization member states, including the U.S., but the country's courts and authorities are still grappling with how to effectively enforce those laws, according to U.S. attorneys.

U.S. and other foreign companies are likely to have success in putting a stop to copyright and trademark violations in China, but asserting a patent can prove to be a more difficult undertaking, and most damages awards remain too small to deter infringement, lawyers said....
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