Administrative policies are helping makers take copyrights more seriously. But most manufacturers still wait for buyers to request for IP protection prior to filing petitions.
Encouragement from the central and neighborhood governments is driving more China suppliers to apply patents for in-house designs. But even though the number of instances is on the rise, there is still a lengthy way to go prior to protected ODM models will dominate exports.
The country’s Ministry of Finance set out a provisional regulation in October 2009 that allowed funding for SMEs, public institutions and investigation facilities to apply for patents overseas. Each and every request can contain up to five countries with total endowment capped at ,000.