Beijing: MNCs still No 1 in utility patents

Beijing: MNCs still No 1 in utility patents


The latest report from the State Intellectual Property Office shows applications for utility model patents by foreign-funded companies continued to grow rapidly in recent years. All of the top 10 applicants were multinationals in 2011, with most headquartered in the United States or Japan.

(Source:Economic Daily)   sa

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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.