Korea attaches great importance to the protection of intellectual property rights. Its original patent law dates back to 1908. Since then, Korea has amended and improved patent related laws and regulations for many times, effectively promoting the development of domestic patent industry. At the same time, Korea attaches great importance to the internationalization of patents. In 2021, according to the data released by WIPO, the international patent application submitted by Korea ranked fourth in the world.
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