The book provides a real-life understanding of how IP laws interact with innovation and economic development in the six selected economic sectors in China and India. The reader can also draw lessons from the success or failure of these sectors.
A plant patent is granted by the government to an inventor (or her assigns/heirs) who has invented or discovered and asexually reproduced a distinct and new variety of plant.
I checked the Twitter accounts of the ten largest Chinese companies (per their annual revenue). The results are interesting.