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Is China’s utility model system getting a bad rap?

Peter Leung, Hong Kong

A recent report published by IP Key suggests that China’s utility model system contains safeguards to help ensure patent quality not always found in other countries

The report, “Creating a ‘model’ utility model system: A comparative analysis of the utility model systems in Europe and China”, looks at the utility model systems in China and six European Union jurisdictions. Looking at the systems in China, Austria,...

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