Protecting IP in China is hard, but awareness is rising, thanks to Donald Trump

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, which represents US companies such as Amazon, Apple and IBM, said that “we are seeing complicated trends.” “On the one hand, China’s Ministry of Commerce has put in place a law banning forced technology transfer,” Allen said. “But on the other hand, we hear about tighter and tighter inspections, companies being told they must reveal their source code.”