Responding to techno-nationalism need not be a binary choice between decoupling and engagement with China. Global IP-protective strategies can also help remedy the IP theft concerns underlying US-China trade tensions. More practical approaches that incorporate IP strategies can help build stable, durable, and resilient supply chains.
It’s difficult to achieve innovation without the protection of ideas, and as a growing share of global economic value creation and exchange has become knowledge-based, intellectual property rights and protections have become an increasingly important facet of global trade. This category includes all GTIPA-member reports addressing trade and IP issues.