China's Patent Applications Exceed One Million From Jan. to Oct.

China's Patent Applications Exceed One Million From Jan. to Oct.

2017/12/15

China saw over 1.04 million patent applications from January to October this year, up by 5.8 percent year on year. Some 39,000 international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) were received during the period, increasing by 11.3 percent from the previous year. More than 34,000 administrative cases on patents were handled in the ten months, a 19.8-percent yearly increase, while pilots were launched in six places, including Changsha and Shenzhen, to reform the management system of intellectual property and make it more efficient.

Source: SIPO




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