Skip to comments.1 in 4 plagiarized tech goods made in Germany
Posted on 08/08/2014 5:33:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
German companies are ranked second in the world for industrial plagiarism, a global study released on Friday found.
Just under a quarter of all plagiarized technical products examined were sold by a German company, the study by the Federation of German Machine and Equipment Builders (VDMA) has found.
Germany was behind China, but ahead of Turkey and India in terms of the number of copies sold.
Most German firms involved in plagiarism targeted competitors in the high-tech sector, in contrast to Chinese manufacturers, which usually copied low-quality goods.
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Somewhat misleading , if as the article suggests the actual counterfeit goods are produced in China.