Party Pooper?

McCormick, Joel
December 2007
Red Herring;12/1/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 30, p12
Trade Publication
The article deals with various opinions on the recently concluded 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in line with its effect on technology investors. ChinaVest Director Erik Bethel predicted that content companies would face challenges in line with the changes in the national policy. However, Bethel has a positive outlook on China's technology startups. Patrick Horgan, Beijing-based managing director of consulting company APCO China, voiced his concern about official promotion of "indigenous innovation." It relates the lack of impact of the efforts of Vice Premier Wu Yi to enforce intellectual property laws in line with the prevalence of piracy in China.


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