China regrets European Commission’s complaints over patent rights

Vastavam web: China said it regrets the European Commission’s (EC) complaints to the World Trade Organisation over matters related to European firms’ patent rights. On Friday, the EC said it would lodge a complaint against China over its “breach of patent rights of European companies,” along with complaints against the United States over its tariffs. “The Chinese government has always attached great importance to the protection of intellectual property rights and adopted strong measures to protect the legitimate rights and interests of domestic and foreign intellectual property rights holders,” said MofCom.