Province Files ahead with Trademarks

Province Files ahead with Trademarks


New trademarks surged 114.87% year-on-year to some 140,600 in Anhui province in 2018. It pushes the province's valid trademark inventory past the 400,000 benchmark, according to data from the provincial administration for market regulation. With roughly 201,000 trademark applications, the province hit a record high in its annual trademark filings last year. International trademark applications filed via the Madrid system reached 192, ranking Anhui the eighth-largest filer among Chinese provincial economies.


People watch

It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.