Intellectual property rights are often used as a trade barrier by many European companies to keep Chinese high-tech products out of the European market. A lawyer from the continent suggests Chinese companies should develop an intellectual property base in Europe where they can have their products patented locally.
Our Shanghai correspondent Chen Simeng talks with Jasper Helder, partner of Simmons & Simmons law firm.
Introduction about the status quo of Chinese high-tech products in Europe:
1. Some Chinese manufacturing companies have been suffering from repeated anti-dumping investigations in the EU. What about Chinese high-tech products?
2. What do you think are the future barriers the EU might impose on Chinese high-tech products?
3. How do you think Chinese high-tech companies should react?