China plans four-month crackdown to protect foreign investors' intellectual property rights

Published : September 18, 2017 Updated : September 18, 2017

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry on Monday uneveiled a four-month crackdown, running from September until the end of 2017, to protect the intellectual property rights of companies with foreign investors.


In a statement on its website, the ministry said China would target theft of business secrets, knockoffs of well-known brands, the trade of goods in violation of intellectual property rights and take steps to protect copyrighted material.


(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk)

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