Nation leads surge in global patent applications
Global intellectual property applications rose last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with China leading the growth, World Intellectual Property Organization data shows.
Of the 3.4 million patent applications filed around the world in 2021, China's IP office received 1.59 million, according to the World Intellectual Property Indicators Report 2022, issued on Monday.
The worldwide total was "slightly 2022-11-29Read more
China to participate in global IPR governance
China will actively participate in global intellectual property governance, and speed up cooperation with other economies in the field, so as to jointly promote a higher-level of IPR protection, said Pu Chun, vice-minister of the State Administration for Market Regulation, on Saturday.
He made the remarks during a parallel session on international cooperation in protecting IPR and fighting against infringement and2022-11-07Read more
What China Has Achieved in IP Outcomes During 2012 to 2021
Decade of innovation sees invention patents soar
The rapid growth of patents and trademarks in the past decade demonstrates the vitality of the national innovation, Hu Wenhui, deputy head of the National Intellectual Property Administration told a news conference on Sunday.
From 2012 to September, the administration granted 3.95 million patents, with an average annual increase each year of 13.8 percent, bringing the number of valid patents to over 4.08 million.
China, ASEAN IP Heads Enhance Cooperation at The 13th Gathering
The 13th China-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Heads of IP Offices Meeting was held both online and offline on August 24. Shen Changyu, Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), led the Chinese delegation to the meeting chaired by Rowel S. Barba, Director-General of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines and the Rotating Chairperson of the ASEAN Worki2022-09-21Read more
CNIPA's Newly-Vested Adjudication Power Over Patent Infringement Disputes Presents Welcomed Options to Patentees
"The CNIPA's (China National Intellectual Property Administration) first batch of patent enforcement rulings shows it's more than capable of handling technical cases," the UK-based Managing IP magazine leads with this sentence in an article of its August edition.
The article highlights some of the impacts on the IP community made by this new mission of the CNIPA. One of them is "The latest r2022-09-07Read more