With the Chinese government expending tremendous effort and funds to encourage technology innovation within China, the country is fast becoming competitive in many high-tech fields. However, with a shortage of homegrown research talent and other obstacles, demand for technologies from the United States and other Western countries remains high, presenting significant opportunities for U.S. companies and manufacturers interested in commercializing technologies through transfer, licensing, or other arrangements with Chinese companies.
However, despite recent improvements to China’s IP and technology transfer safeguards, companies doing business in China must exercise caution. Technology transactions can be risky and inefficient, and IP protection, enforcement, taxation, currency conversion, and repatriation also can present considerable challenges.
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