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O'Melveny's Chao Quoted in Forbes on Technology Innovation in China

October 20, 2011 An October 20, 2011 Forbes article on the technology inroads China is making included observations from O'Melveny partner and Asia Practice Chair Howard Chao. The article referenced remarks Chao and others made at a recent Silicon Dragon conference on the topic. Chao, who serves clients from O'Melveny's Hong Kong and Silicon Valley offices, told the magazine that the Chinese government’s goal of becoming an innovation society by 2020 is not to be ignored. “The Chinese government has set a goal for the number of patents filed and is giving incentives to develop patents,” he said, adding that both Huawei and Tencent are patent leaders globally.