Foreign companies upbeat about IP enforcement in China; brands seen as biggest competitive advantage

The 2016 China Business Climate Survey Report casts IP rights protection as a bright spot in a business environment that is increasingly fraught for foreign companies. Heightened fears about the overall legal and regulatory environment are nevertheless likely to concern IP counsel focused on the country. With foreign companies saying that their brands give them their single most important edge in China, the stakes couldn’t be higher.

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