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China poised to top global corporate patents

Applications surge 45% to challenge lead of US and Japan in international filings Chinese patenting applications surged 45 per cent in 2016, according to the World Intellectual Property Organisation, putting the country on track to overtake Japan and the US to become the largest user of the international patent system within two years. ZTE and Huawei, two of China‚Äôs largest …