20th China Patent Award Selection Initiates

 Source: China IP News

Recently, the 20th China Patent Award Selection co-organized by the State Intellectual Property Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization is under way. In a bid to encourage and cite those patentees and inventors who contribute significantly to technology (design) innovation and socio-economic development, this event highlights the principle of high quality development and take the overall patent quality of each province as one of the core factors in geographical selecting China Patent Gold Award.

It is noted that the China Patent Silver Award and China Design Silver Award were included in this event for the first time besides the existing China Patent Gold Award and China Design Gold Award. The patent gold and silver awards were selected from inventions and utility models with the total number of gold awards not exceeding 20 and silver not 60. The design gold and silver awards were chosen from designs with gold items not surpassing 5 and silver not 15.