Discussion Papers

No.417 Features of IP Rights Enforcement in Korea and China

by NOMURA Takashi, OKADA Saori, YOSHIZAKI Takeshi

April 2013


This report examines recent updates to the regulation and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights in Korea and China, in particular patent rights including invention, utility, and design rights. This paper also discusses some features and issues of the actual IP enforcement situation in those countries in comparison with Japan.

Keywords: IP enforcement; China; Korea
JEL classification: K33, K41, K42

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