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Wed 29 Jan 2020 10:41 AM

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Video: Why the US and China fight over intellectual property

Imagine Nike without the swoosh, McDonald's with no golden arches, or Apple without the apple.

Trademarks and patents can make or break a company. In the US alone, intellectual property-intensive industries contribute trillions of dollars to the economy every year, and IP has become a key battleground between the world’s biggest economic powers, the US and China.

(Source: CNBC YouTube channel)