Huawei top intl applicant

Huawei top intl applicant


Huawei Technologies overtook Panasonic to become the largest international patent applicant in 2014, with 3,442 published filings through the Patent Cooperation Treaty, according to a World Intellectual Property Organization report released on March 19. Qualcomm Inc from the United States ranked second and Chinese company ZTE took third place. The rapid growth of international patent applications showed that IP "moved from the periphery to the center of the global economic system", said WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry.


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.