Xinjiang: 37 patent awards

Xinjiang: 37 patent awards


The first patent awards in the autonomous region were unveiled last week in Urumqi, where 37 out of 80 submitted patents won the prize. Local government officials said that the award aims to encourage innovation and patent commercialization. The winning patents all represented core technologies that led to considerable economic benefits after commercialization, said organizers. Last year individuals and organizations in the region filings a record-high 10,210 patents.


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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.