Heilongjiang: Record Patent Licensing

Heilongjiang: Record Patent Licensing


A total of 1,779 patent licensing contracts were signed in the province last year, the most nationwide, according to the latest report from the provincial intellectual property office. The number of patent applications filed in Heilongjiang surpassed 30,000 for the first time in 2012, an increase of more than 30 percent over the previous year.

(Source: China Daily)

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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.