Intellectual Property

Reports on this page address legal issues related to intellectual property, with a particular focus on Asian nations. Many of these reports focus on the protection of patents, either in general or specific markets, such as the patenting of pharmaceuticals. Other reports here discuss efforts to address patent, trademark, and copyright violations, such as laws against counterfeiting artistic works.

Note: these reports are provided for historical reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and do not represent the official opinion of the United States Government. The information provided reflects research undertaken as of the date of writing and has not been updated unless specifically noted.

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