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Trends Update — IP Constituencies: China Moves to Boost Biotechnology

world_map_2002An announcement by the State Council in China that was picked up by Fierce Biotech yesterday touted $9.2 billion in technology spending that will include biotech and genetically modified products (as well as large-scale aircraft, broadband wireless technology and new oil, gas and coalbed methane exploration).  The cabinet also reportedly approved new policies with the goal of creating large internationally competitive biotech companies as well as fostering the formation of smaller biotechs.

Check out the Trends in 2009 page for our other posts on increasing innovative activity in China and India and the effect on global IP policy.

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