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Speeding Construction of Your Company’s ‘Great Wall’: Protecting Green Technology in China with Utility Models

Posted in Intellectual Property

The Economist recently reported on a World Intellectual Property Organization study that the number of Chinese patents filed abroad is rising. China’s patent office was the busiest in the world in 2012. Coupled with this growth of IP, China is now the world’s largest economy, has a growing solar industry, and is leading the world… Continue Reading

Department of Commerce Announces Preliminary Decision to Impose Tariff on Solar Panels Imported From China

Posted in Renewable Energy

This entry was co-authored by Hodgson Russ summer associate Alyssa Helfer. Alyssa is a student at University of Pennsylvania Law School. Some U.S. solar equipment manufacturers have lauded the Department of Commerce’s recent decision to impose high tariffs on solar panels imported from China as the end of China’s unfair market advantage; however, from the… Continue Reading