The Telegraph: "China’s State Council Information Office held a press conference on 11 December, focusing on reform and opening-up and intellectual property right (IPR) development. Deputies of IPR protection were invited to the conference, sharing their own experience and stories, and introducing China’s historic achievements made in IPR development to domestic and foreign journalists. China’s patent development started from 1978, said Yin Xintian, former director-general of the legal affairs department at the National Intellectual Property Administration. The country had made remarkable achievements on IPR development during the past four decades of reform and opening-up, he added."
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