What is the protection extent the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China ?

According to the article 1 of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter refereed as Patent Law), the Patent Law protect patent rights for inventions-creations, and according to the article 2 of this Law, inventions-creations mean inventions, utility models and designs. Thereafter, the Patent Law protects the rights of inventions-creations, utility models and designs.