MARKET FACTORS DRIVING IP Many economies struggling Intangible assets valued higher than tangible ones Patents becoming products unto themselves Many organizations are flexing IP muscles to quell competition and infringement suits IP collaboration a must 4
SHIFTING IP LANDSCAPE 6 Apple injunction keeps Samsung Tab off shelves A patent fever over smartphones Google buys more than 1000 patents from IBM Nortel completes $4.5B sale of patent portfolio Sony, LG Electronics settle bitter patent dispute The age of disablement: the great patent bubble Kodak considers sale of digital-photo patents
CHINESE IP LANDSCAPE 7 Interdigital Inc. sues China’s Huawei and ZTA for patent infringement China today: Counterfeits “R” Us China takes knockoffs to a new level How Google deal can help Motorola in China
CHINA’S INCREASE IN INNOVATION China is third-largest patent office in the world –By invention patent applications Published applications increased 16.7% per year from 2006 to 2010 China’s is 8th in its global ranking of citations on scientific papers China ranks 29 th by the Global Innovation Index China invested 457 billion yuan (US$65.8 billion) in R&D in 2008, 1.52% of its GDP 9
EVOLUTION OF CHINA’S INNOVATION Manufacturing Economy Made in China Knowledge Economy Designed in China 10 China’s 12 th Five Year Strategic Plan 1998 2004 20102016
China is rich in innovation, however needs to take the protection of IP rights more seriously Counterfeiters and infringers must be dealt with swiftly to entice non-Chinese companies to enter the Chinese market To be viewed as a truly innovative nation, Chinese institutions must look to protect and bring its inventions to markets outside of China Patent protection and enforcement holds the key to global innovation success for China 26
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