On April 25th, ViTrox's unsung heroes were featured in the most recent TIME magazine. under the 'Business Manufacturing' section.
The article talks about the importance of intellectual-property protection which is echoed by a wide range of technology executives who operate in both Malaysia and China. Almost universally, there is unease about the latter's commitment to copyrights and patents.
'It's not as transparent as we want it to be,' says Steven Siaw, a co-founder of Penang-based Vitrox Corp., an 11-year-old tech start-up that produces automated vision-inspection systems and has a presence in China. 'There's a certain degree of respect for intellectual-property rights in Malaysia. We want peace of mind.
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