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Insider Analysis: Defending IP in China Lends Vigor to Patent Process, Viagra Case Demonstrates, Pharma Asia News

From its genesis in 1984, patent protection in China has evolved by leaps and bounds as China's economy has become integrated with the rest of the world. Recent statistics show that China has the world's third busiest patent office (after Japan and the United States) in annual patent filings. Significantly, more patent infringement lawsuits were filed in China than in the United States in 2005 and 2006 – most of them between Chinese parties. This phenomenon has emerged despite a lack of formal discovery and the low level of damages granted by Chinese courts.

Pharma Asia News, November 2007.
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