Debating Chinese Innovation At Davos

The Chinese “Summer Davos” just ended yesterday (Sept. 12) in Tianjin with  Premier Wen Jiabao, several heads of state and senior leaders, Thomas Friedman, and many CEO’s and leading business officials attending and speaking.  The Summer Davos has a clear focus on intellectual property and innovation.    In his presentation, Premier Wen also sought to give comfort to foreign investors:  “I want to tell you that we will strengthen IPR protection and give foreign companies the same treatment in government procurement.”  The reassurance on government procurement at a high level was especially comforting. Continue reading