Ralph Loren, a Boston-based partner in Edwards Wildman's
intellectual property practice, discussed how the latest World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reports shows that a rapid increase in IP filings in China and by its citizens is driving global IP growth in World Intellectual Property Review. In the article, "China Fuels Surge in Global IP Growth
," Loren said, "The total numbers are very high, which is interesting because it looks like China is actually trying to protect IP – their own first – and they’re looking like the rest of the world. Overall, the report is good news ... Financially, as money comes back in, people start filing, and as money goes out, people start suing."