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The true dimension of the change in the Atlantic-Pacific axis in the patent world

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Around 15 years ago we caught a glimpse of new epicentre in the world of patents, utility models, the recording of new trademarks or the applications of the international patent PCT. In fact, in just over a decade, the traditional scenario of Europe-North America epicentre, which has often been termed the Atlantic axis, has moved to another sphere and the principle players can be found in the Pacific. China and its companies (but also the foreign companies and registrants in the country) have tipped the balance in the field of industrial and intellectual property, increasingly consolidating the Pacific axis.

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