Civil Use of Defense IP Encouraged

Source: China Daily

The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense and the State Intellectual Property Office have recently rolled out a new list to promote the civil use of intellectual property originally intended for national defense. It comprises 276 patents, 61 copyrights and three trademarks, covering various sectors including advanced manufacturing, electronic information, new materials, renewable energy and environmental protection. Since 2015, four such promotion lists have been released.