Intellectual Property Rights add to the ‘fire of genius’ by protecting an innovator’s invention.  Such protections fuel inventiveness.  But what happens when China gets involved with secret intellectual property rights agreements or outright theft?  Considered ‘the principal infringer’ of IPRs, a 2017 study concluded up to ½ trillion U.S. dollars per year are lost to China’s theft of U.S. intellectual property.  A quick and captivating report which helps put together the importance of the U.S. stance with China on trade.  This report is found in Forbes…