China and India emerging nations in patent filing and business

China and India are coming up fast as tech powers Last year, China and India accounted for 13 percent of the $37.7 billion poured into startup and emerging companies globally, according to Dow Jones Venture Source. China investment jumped 59 percent to $4 billion while India with a 14 percent increase to $895 million – both higher than the 11 percent spike for the U.S. at $26.2 billion. Over the past four years, quick gains by emerging Asian nations have put this region at more than one-third of the word’s patent filings, statistics from the World Intellectual Property Organization show. Last year, international patents applications increased by 4.8 percent, with strong growth from China, Korea,India and Japan offsetting a mixed performance in European countries. More information at

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