It is pressing to answer that why IP protections, an concept closely associated with capitalism, failed to take hold in developing societies such as China for a long period of time. This paper traces the development of IP protection in China through a few number of IP infringement cases there.
""Making a Dollar out of Fifteen Cents": Tradition and Economy in the Development of Chinese Intellectual Property Law Since 1984,"
Voces Novae: Vol. 3
, Article 25.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/vocesnovae/vol3/iss1/25