This paper explores how the patent laws and intellectual property rights (IPR) system in China have affected innovation during the reform period. Subject to criticism due to imperfect enforcement, the patent law system has produced a stock of patents which has grown rapidly alongside economic growth. Despite significant regional disparities in income and the level of innovation, the success rates of patent applications are similar across the country. The application of the patent laws alone s...Expand abstract
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Patent Laws and Innovation in China.
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