Hunan Province Plans to Support Industry

Hunan Province Plans to Support Industry


The province hopes to house 100 companies with more than 100 patent applications each annually in IP-intensive sectors by 2020, according to a plan recently released by local IP authorities. It will also develop three to five IP-intensive industry clusters and set up a mechanism for fostering such industries, including formulating management methods, establishing statistical approaches and promoting commercialization of research results from companies, parks and research institutes.

Source: SIPO

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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.