The role of India and China is expanding in the global economy. A whole new array of economic and financial issues are emerging which need to be tackled if the current period of growth is to endure. The issues that need attention include how to expand the services sector, especially financial services; how to keep pace with the incredible growth of the manufacturing sector; how to ensure the widest possible diffusion of the huge economic gains seen over the last ten years and how to provide the framework for the development of two-fifths of the human race.

Economic Reforms in India and China: Emerging Issues and Challenges aims at providing the goals, strategies and policies to tackle these issues. It discusses the efforts to address issues like encouraging less successful sectors of the economy that have been complicated by forces of globalization and the ever-changing realities of today's global economy and appraises issues pertaining to economic reforms. The articles explore ways to improve the well-being of the poor, to design effective structures and institutions for poverty reduction and how the reforms, in their economic, political and social dimensions can be used to tackle global developmental issues.

Regulation of Employee Inventions within Patent Law: A Comparative Overview of China and India

Regulation of employee inventions within patent law: A comparative overview of China and India
RajeshSagar and AdityaNagarsheth

Laws in China and India


Invention, Employee and Ownership

The Patent Law of the Republic of China (‘the Chinese Law’) was amended in the year 2000 and has been in force since 25 August 2000. Like the Japanese law, the Chinese law provides an exclusive provision dealing with ownership of service inventions and non-service inventions. Article 6 of the law states that if an invention, utility model or design is made by a person in execution of tasks of the entity to which he belongs, or is made by him by mainly using the material and technical means ...

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