Junko Yoshida, EETimes
9/28/2012 6:51 PM EDT
BEIJING – China is big. China is not homogeneous. It has a poor record of protecting intellectual property. But it also has plenty of government funding at the central, provincial and municipal levels to go along with a massive domestic market for new technologies and products.
Add up the pluses and minuses and the Chinese market is a mixed bag.
So far, only a few Western companies and universities have managed to navigate China’s IP minefield to form successful partnerships and grab market share. “China is complicated,” Dongmin Chen, dean in Peking University’s (PKU) School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, noted during a recent interview with EE Times.
That’s where Chen enters the picture.
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